Anteriornectophore with multiple ridges; several of the laterals being complete. Extensive mouth plate, and deep hydroecium, which is open ventrally. Inverted, heart-shaped somatocyst whose true outline may be difficult to discern. Posteriornectophore and eudoxid stage have not been described.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Cnidaria Class Hydrozoa Subclass Siphonophorae Order Calycophorae Family Diphyidae Subfamily Diphyinae Genus Lensia Species Lensia hostile