(Bigelow, 1911)Anterior nectophore with 5 complete, straight ridges. Mouth plate relatively extensive and contains the globular somatocyst; hydroecium virtually absent. Hydroecium of posterior nectophore delimited by triangular wings; mouth plate rounded and undivided. Elongate bract, rounded apically, with a wide notched neck shield. Phyllocyst globular.
Kingdom AnimaliaPhylum CnidariaClass HydrozoaSubclass SiphonophoraeOrder CalycophoraeFamily DiphyidaeSubfamily DiphyinaeGenus LensiaSpecies Lensia fowleri
Status in World Register of Marine SpeciesAccepted name: Lensia fowleri (Bigelow, 1911)
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Lensia fowleri (lateral view of anterior nectophore)Lensia fowleri 2 (bract)
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Lensia fowleri (species group: Zooplankton and Micronekton of the North Sea)
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