Cal`y*co*zo"a (?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. , , cup or calyx a flower + animal.] Zool.

A group of acalephs of which Lucernaria is the type. The body is cup-shaped with eight marginal lobes bearing clavate tentacles. An aboral sucker serves for attachment. The interior is divided into four large compartments. See Lucernarida.


© Webster 1913.

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