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.

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Additional Information


Encyclopedia 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/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-27.
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