Author: Boas, 1886
Size: Length to 25 mm.
General: Cylindrical body; head large; a pair paddle-like wings extends perpendicularly mid-way along the body and are used to swim.
Locomotion: Uses paddle-like wings to swim.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wrobel, D. and C. Mills (1998). Pacific coast pelagic invertebrates: a guide to the common gelatinous animals. Sea Challengers & Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA. 101 pp.
Citation: Thliptodon (Boas, 1886 ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Thliptodon. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-27.