Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 9: 340. However, no comparisons could be made, as no data had been published on COI of Chinese specimens. possible. The body has a single opening called hypostome urrounded by sensor y tentacles. Cnidaria utilize nematocysts (stinging cells), which are exclusive to cnidarians, for hunting prey as well, as for defense. Body is essentially a sac with two cell layers in the body wall and a single opening, the mouth. medusae bell edge is a ring of tentacles. In addition, morphological descriptions were compared. ................................................... Holotrichous isorhizas tubule with proximal part coiled in 2 or (rarely) 3 transverse loops (. ) Even within Europe, differences were assumed to be obvious. N. vectensis possesses seven Pax genes, which are orthologous to cnidarian Pax genes (A,B,C, and D) previously identified in another anthozoan, a coral, Acropora millepora. bowls of clear water. The Cnidaria of the Nile Basin. gut or stomach, from which extends four radial canals, epitheliomuscular cells, and hence, locomotion by pulsa-, tion. View Kingdom Animalia .pdf from BIOLOGY Biology at Bedford High. Craspedacusta sowerbii (Hydrozoa, Limnomedusae, Olindiidae) is a freshwater jellyfish, which was discovered in England in 1880. Percell, J.B. Willner, J. Signorovitch &, R.D. The book discusses the Nile basin from a holistic point of view, giving due attention to its geological history, hydrology, climate, and the full diversity of subsystems like lakes and swamps. Where the hydrocaulus runs, ophora), (B) spirocysts, (C) same as (B), (D) desmoneme [(H) and (J) same as (D) but not discharged], (E) atrichous hydrorhiza [(L) same as (E) but not. Porifera have a cellular, rather than tissular, level of organization, without any true nervous or Anthozoa, Scyphozoa, and Hydrozoa, but recent molecular, genetic analysis suggests that there are at least. Many aspects of this association, including the mechanistic basis of host-symbiont recognition and metabolic interaction, remain poorly understood. ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the General Characters and Classification of Phylum Ctenophora. The coding region of the gene contains 26 introns, spaced relatively uniformly, and this is significantly more than have been found in any integrin beta-subunit genes from higher animals. It has spread from China into lakes all over the world. Habitat: ADVERTISEMENTS: All ctenophores are exclusively marine. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Identifying, Campbell, R.D. Hydra lirosoma sp. polyp), often the asexual, sessile stage. Zeitschrift fu, Fan X.-M. 2000. Scientifically speaking, they all come under the Animal Kingdom under phylum Arthropoda.. radial canals or form a ring around the stomach. , 1947 is widely used in laboratories for various analytical purposes. ) They distinguish themselves from the other metazoans by their lack of bilateral symmetry. From Slobodkin & Bossert, 2001. Hydra circumcincta). .............................................................................................................................. tentacles solid or hollow; usually with tentacular bulbs; umbrella generally entire; with radial and circular canals; sense organs, when, present, ocelli; umbrella typically campanuliform; with desmonemes; with hydroid stage (. Therefore, live, specimens can be cultured in small aquaria and Petri dishes, containing water from the sampling site with daily exam-, ination for reproductive activity. It is better to fix the medusae immediately in 4%, formaldehyde or in 99% ethanol (for DNA extraction and, molecular investigations). Comparison of tentacle origin on buds. Lai & J. Li. that CS chains are synthesized on the core protein through the ubiquitous linkage region tetrasaccharide, suggesting that Freshwater Jellyfishes: Molecular diversity and, phylogeny of the cosmopolitan hydrozoans, Craspedacusta spp. Phylum Cnidaria includes animals that exhibit radial or biradial symmetry and are diploblastic, meaning that they develop from two embryonic layers, ectoderm and endoderm. Encyclopedia of Inland Waters. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 28: Lake Tanganyika. Classification •Class Scyphozoa –Jellyfish •Class Anthozoa –Sea Anemones & Corals •Class Hydrozoa - Hydra. The material should be brought, rapidly to the laboratory, shielded from direct sunlight, and, kept as cool as possible. The Animal Kingdom contains these seven Phyla: Porifera, Cnidaria, Platyhelminthes, Annelida, Mollusca, Arthropoda, and Chordata. Cnidaria (Coelenterata). Dumont (ed. ......................................................................... species are not separable. In colonies, multiple polyps are, main stem of a hydroid colony. Cnidaria: Hydrozoa. Characteristics of Phylum Coelenterata(CNIDARIA) Phylum coelenterata characteristics 1. : using mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences. Best known are the medusae. Kingdom: Animalia; Habitat: aquatic, mostly marine. The coral baseline allows one to infer that a number of introns found in only one phylum of higher animals result from frequent intron loss, as opposed to the seemingly more parsimonious alternative of isolated intron gain. The Cnidaria phylum includes sea anemones, Hydra (sessile solitary species), corals, sea fans, sea whips (colonial species) and jellyfish (free-swimming species) that live in aquatic (mostly marine) environments (Ruppert et al., 2003). General Characteristics of Cnidarians. In these cases only regional identification is possible. A. Kolb 163 The Sting—Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and microscopic hydroids are very different animals, yet all grouped together in the phylum Cnidaria. It, Europe and North America. phylum cnidaria FIGURE 4.12 Habitus of different Craspedacusta species. At the beginning the building up of the index involved a great deal of work, but later on it saved me time for my studies, and it was not difficult to keep it up to date. Cnidarians live primarily in marine environments. Therefore, we suggest using. A eumedusoid is, generally without tentacles, sense organs, and velum; some, have a free pelagic life. polymerase chain reaction and in silico for the presence of Pax genes. Specimens should be examined, under a stereomicroscope and medusae individually, removed with wide-mouthed pipettes and placed in finger. ResearchGate has not been able to resolve any citations for this publication. The bodies of animals are made up of differentiated tissues to perform an equally specialized task, sometimes in to or three levels of differentiation (excluding sponges). Porifera have a cellular, rather than tissular, level of organization, without any true nervous or N. vectensis Pax genes are expressed in both a cell-type and region-specific manner during embryogenesis, and likely play a role in patterning specific components of the cnidarian ectodermal nerve net. In part, after, constricted at its base; mouth opening surrounded by a narrow lip; basally the body tapers into a narrow stem; each hydranth bears a small, number of long, filiform tentacles arranged in a circle around the broadest part of the body below the hypostome; number of hydranths is, variable, and an individual may bear from 0, thin, covering only the hydrorhiza; polyp located on a thin stalk, body fusiform; hyposto, polyps also occurring; polyp body forming buds under the tentacles, with buds subsequently giving rise to medusae or polyps leaving the, colony and leading a planktonic life (according to Naumov, length of the radial canals; tentacles usually four, sometimes 16, rarely up to 22, long, with prominent rings of nematoc, lobes about two-thirds the length of the radial canals; up to 32 tentacles of different, Anokhin B.A. The name comes from Ancient Greek: κοῖλος, romanized: koilos, lit. .................................................... ) .................................................................................. Perradial tentacles not longer than other tentacles (. ) Species, He, 1980 still await verification. Porifera, Cnidaria, and Ctenophora are the most primitive clade of metazoans. nov. is a small, hermaphroditic species possessing broad holotrichous isorhiza nematocysts. Habits: They feed on plankton, swim by cilia. 2009a. In freshwater, forms, which are all athecate and where a free medusa stage, is often suppressed, such medusoid buds are cal, phores. If accidentally released, these incomplete, medusae soon die. All rights reserved. Symmetry: radially symmetrical; Grade of organization: tissue grade of organization. Pax genes play diverse roles in bilaterians, including eye formation (e.g., Pax6), segmentation (e.g., Pax3/7 class genes), and neural patterning (e.g., Pox-neuro, Pax2/5/8). They contain gelatinous mesoglea between the epidermal and gastrodermal tissue layers. 1984. Shinya Shikina, Ching-Fong Chang, in Encyclopedia of Reproduction (Second Edition), 2018. 1987. Medusozoan phylogeny and character evolution, clarified by new large and small subunit rDNA data and an assess-, ment of the utility of phylogenetic mixture models. Molecular phylogenetic study in genus, Khatri, T.C. The Cnidaria include over nine thousand species. A redescription of P. baikalensis (Swarczewsky 1923) is given using data on the karyotype. A comparative study of, Oka, A. The body is radially symmetric but sea anemones show biradial symmetry 1) Spongiaria 2) Cnidaria and 3)Ctenophora. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 91: 253, Schierwater. The success of the arthropods can mainly be attributed to the presence of … In certain colonial forms, basal region and is even lacking in some solitary species, polymorphism; the members (sometimes called persons), are morphologically specialized for different larvae. Therefore, GAGs were isolated from Hydra and their structural features were examined. Phylum Cnidaria includes animals that show radial or biradial symmetry and are diploblastic, that is, they develop from two embryonic layers. Kingdom: Animalia; Habitat: aquatic, mostly marine. nov., a new freshwater medusa from Jammu, India. Medusae of fresh-water hydroid, Astrohydra, japonica Hashimoto. A new species of the genus, Hydridae). ), The Nile: Origin, environments, limnology and, Lankester in monographischer Darstellung. Phylum Arthropoda. isolation and characterization of GAGs from hydrozoans have never been reported. Annals and magazine of natural history. They are important in coral reef ecosvstems. The phylum Cnidaria is a diverse group of relatively simple animals united by the ability to synthesize a highly complex cellular product, the cnida. and might themselves be components of nematocysts. They have diploblastic and tissue-level organization. At, according to the degree of development of the medusoid. All cnidarians share several attributes, supporting the theory that they had a single origin. plump, less than 1.5 times as long as broad, Stenotele nematocytes at least 1.5 times as long as broad (. ) mesoglea. ), London, saw this index, and they repeatedly urged me to put it into a form suitable for publication for the benefit of other students of medusae. Hist. North America with comments on species clusters within the genus. Medusa is dominant and it is Large bell or umbrella shaped. Dana-Reports, The Carlsberg foundation’s oceanographical, expedition round the world 1928-30. Phylum: Cnidaria - Hydra belongs to the phylum Cnidaria. In. The phylum Cnidaria is made up of four classes: Hydrozoa (hydrozoans); Scyphozoa (scyphozoans); Anthozoa (anthozoans); and Cubozoa (cubozoans). Schulze failed to recognize this group because of the small number of species known at that time. Freunde zu Berlin, Slobodkin, L.B. 2003. The life cycle is often complex, including. Tentacular, Medusae and polyps may be solitary or colonial. Digestion is both intracellular and extracellular. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 25: 134, Fan X.-M. 2003. The coenosarc is the living tissue overlying the skeletal, The perisarcal structure that encloses individual polyps, which the hydrotheca surrounds the polyps are called, are provided with a (gelatinous or membranous), thecae or even lack them. The two layers are separated by a jelly-like. Twenty-five of the 26 coral introns are also found in a beta-subunit gene from at least one other, The symbiotic associations between cnidarians and dinoflagellate algae (Symbiodinium) support productive and diverse ecosystems in coral reefs. Introduced to Nearctic]. they are functional. Annot. It discusses at length the biota of the basin, and derives general conclusions on the biodiversity of the plants and animals that inhabit it. cavity surrounded by two cellular layers (endoderm, ectoderm). Expression of Pax gene family members in the anthozoan cnidarian, Nematostella vectensis. may sometimes cover the base of the hydranth, adhering closely to the ectoderm, very simple; with or without tentacles; often close to planula structure and budding planula-like structures or frustules (, plans range from: forms without mouth and permanent gastric cavity (, tentacles, forming transitory colonies or definitive colonies with a limited number of individuals to forms with hypostome and tentacles; no, perisarcal thecae, but cysts and stolons covered by chitin (. Each individual is known as zooid. Habits: They feed on plankton, swim by cilia. PHYLUM CNIDARIA Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals. A handful of medusa genera from inland waters have been described (, However, molecular analysis strongly indicates that. (A and B) Lateral tentacles arising conspicuously early (e.g., Hydroid as a rule solitary; with fine tentacles (. ) All figure content in this area was uploaded by Thomas Jankowski, All content in this area was uploaded by Thomas Jankowski on Apr 08, 2019, Zoological Institute RAS, Universitetskaya nab. ................................................................................................................. Two types of holotrichous isorhiza: holotrichous isorhizas tubule proximal part coiled transversely (type A) or coiled irregularly and. ) ........................................ ); embryonic thecae attaches to a substratum, Holotrichous isorhiza nematocytes slender, more than 1.6 times as long as broad (, ); embryonic thecae not attached to a substratum. ) A new species of the genus. Zoologicheskii zhurnal. We have determined the genomic structure of an integrin beta-subunit gene from the coral, Acropora millepora. The Phylum Cnidaria and Ctenophora Notes Handouts covers the following topics and more: • Radiate Animal Characteristics • Meaning of Phylum Names • Classification • Cnidaria Habit: solitary or colonial. The microhydra produces medusae by a, process of lateral budding. high degree of divergence within the Hydridae among the, major hydra “groups”. Hydrobiologia 595: 35, 2010. & P.E. Current, niguez, K.M. opment, can adopt either a polyp or a medusa form. Exception, Tentacles are extensions of the endoderm and ectoderm, into more or less elongated projections. Mesogloea contains fibrous connective tissue and amoeboid cells. Dispersal in Japan of freshwater medusa, Annotationes zoologicae Japonenses 28: 114, Wang A.T., L. Deng, J.Q. tentacular bulbs; umbrella entire; with radial and circular canals; with statocysts enclosed into the mesoglea near ring canal or in the velum; without desmonemes; with hydroid stage (Limnomedusae). Pelmatohydra baicalensis (Schulze, 1927) is acknowledged as a junior synonym of Pelmatohydra baikalensis (Swarczewsky, 1923). Cnidarian species are found throughout the world and are quite diverse, but they share many similar characteristics. Habit: solitary or colonial. differentiated clades in central Europe, which may corre-, also considered a valid species, but molecular data are, known only from a cave system in Croatia, whereas, spent as parasite in sturgeon eggs (Pisces, Acipenseridae, and Polyodontidae). To obtain further insight into population dynamics of C. sowerbii as well as molecular information on the species itself, sequences of internal transcribed spacers (ITS) and cytochrome oxidase subunit I (COI) have been used to analyze specimens collected in Germany and Austria. Most hydrozans have a character-poor morphology, ), which contains all freshwater hydras in the, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-385024-9.00004-6, ) belong to the Olindiidae. ...................................................... ) .................................................................................................................... 3, ) ........................................................................................................................ 5. ) Craspedacusta sowerbii, Lankester 1880 - Population dispersal analysis using COI and ITS sequences, The Nile: Origin, Environments, Limnology and Human Use, Neue Beiträge zu einer Monographie der Gattung Hydra, Redescription of the endemic Baikalian species Pelmatohydra baikalensis (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Hydrida: Hydridae) and assessment of the Hydra fauna of Lake Baikal, Bestimmungstabelle der deutschen Hydraarten, A new species of Hydra (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from North America with comments on species clusters within the genus, Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States. 1)Huxley (1856) proposed the name Hydrozoa. development leads to a medusa shape of the gonophore, which will even contain radial canals. Due to excessive salination, the lake salinity now, cnidarian body plan is manifested as either a, along the oral/aboral axis. On a new species of, Annotationes zoologicae Japonenses 10: 83, zungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender. All inland water, The taxonomy and phylogenetic relationships of hydro-, zoans in general is unsettled at all levels (, coupled with an extraordinary flexibility in shape and, The taxonomy of hydras (Hydridae) is controversial and, concept of “groups” within the genus without precisely, defining the taxonomic rank of these “groups.” Recent. ............................................................................................................................................... : H.M. Lenhoff (ed.). Hydras with broad holotrichous isorhizas form a distinct cluster of species, but one which was not explicitly represented in the three genera (Pelmatohydra, Hydra and Chlorohydra) recognized by Schulze (1917, Archiv für Biontologie, 4(2): 29). The anthozoans, the sea anemones and corals, are all sessile species, whereas the scyphozoans (jellyfish) and cubozoans (box jellies) are swimming forms. Although thought to originate in South America, it became obvious that the species is native to the Yangtze River system in China. Many, hydroids are not identifiable if not fertile. Dipoblastic body with two layers of cells, outer layer called ectoderm or epidermis and the inner layer known as the endoderm or gastrodermis. In some forms the medusae are reduced to spor-, (microhydra) is solitary or colonial with an apical field, terminal mouth. Each individual is known as zooid. The cnidarians are defined as the “diploblastic metazoa with tissue grade organization. The results of these patterns are discussed with respect to Pax gene evolution in the Bilateria. China (Limnomedusae: Olindidae). a) General body plan of cnidaria ((A) polyp and (B) medusa) and (b) different nematocysts types: (A) rhopalomene (only in Siphonophora), (B) spirocysts, (C) same as (B), (D) desmoneme [(H) and (J) same as (D) but not discharged], (E) atrichous hydrorhiza [(L) same as (E) but not discharged], (F) holotrichous isorhiza [(K) same as (F) but not discharged], (G) stenotele inside its cnidoblast[(M) same as (G) but not discharged], (N) microbasic amastigophore, (O) homotrichous microbasic eurytele, (P) heterotrichous microbasic eurytele, (Q) macrobasic mastigophore, (R) teleotrichous macrobasic eurytele, (S) heterotrichous anisorhiza, (T) microbasic mastigophore; 1 capsule, 2 tube, 3 butt, 4 cnidoblast, 5 its nucleus, 6 lid, 7 stylet. 2006. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 28: 438, Fan X.-M. & X.-B. I agreed, though hesitatingly, because my time was much occupied. which corresponds, at least in parts, with morphological types (, [Asia: Japan: Province Ide; unrecognizable], [Asia: China: Provinces Hubei and Sichuan], creeping, with branched or unbranched hydrocauli; perisarc terminating at base of hydranth; hydranths clavate to fusiform, with 2, alternating close whorls of filiform tentacles beneath, eumedusoids without marginal tentacles, mouth or oral tentacles, radial canals or ring canal, seldom with velum, manubrium simple, surrounded by gonads, no sense organs; they correspond to highly reduced medusae, resembling medusoid forms of siphonophores, styloid fixed sporosacs; endemic to cave lakes (. Classification of Phylum Cnidaria: Chiefly on the basis of the dominance of medusoid or polypoid phase in the life cycle, the phylum Cnidaria is divided into three classes. The polyp coelenteron (central gastric, cavity) is usually deeper than the body is wide, while a. medusa is usually wider than the coelenteron is deep. Hyman regarded ctenophora as a separate phylum. They have tissue organization and a body plan displaying radial symmetry; that is, the organisms are circular with structures that radiate outward. discharged], (F) holotrichous isorhiza [(K) same as (F) but not discharged], (G) stenotele inside its cnidoblast[(M) same as (G) but not discharged]. Phylogenetic analyses including data from nonchordate deuterostomes indicates that there were five Pax gene classes in the protostome-deuterostome ancestor, but only three in the cnidarian-bilaterian ancestor, with PaxD class genes lost in medusozoan cnidarians. Characteristics of the phylum Cnidaria are: They have radial or biradial symmetry . Pages 67, Jankowski, T. 2001. Phylum Cnidaria In: Atkinson LJ and Sink KJ (eds) Field Guide to the Ofshore Marine Invertebrates of South (A and B) Lateral tentacles arising conspicuously early (e.g., Pelmatohydra oligactis); (C) Tentacles arising simultaneously (e.g. I outline a procedure for distinguishing between the types of hydra used most frequently in research. different life cycle stages. A free living, sexual, and motile stage, (medusa) is released during summer months (May, European rivers, but is now known from the Ponto-Caspian, basin as well as Northern America (see Bouillion & Boero, which may occasionally occur in relatively fresh water. The first completed genome sequence for a symbiotic anthozoan is now available (the coral Acropora, The hydrozoan is the simplest organism whose movements are governed by the neuromuscular system, and its de novo morphogenesis can be easily induced by the removal of body parts. Modified after Bouillion et al., (2004, 2006). Hydra species differ in morphology, development, physiology, and ecology. ............................................ Gonads band-shaped or foliform without digitate projection (, Hydranths erect, covered by perisarc; hydranths with two. ) Sea pen Cnidaria Characteristics. cussion of the origin and distribution of the genus. is the phylum of animals that contains corals, jellyfish (sea jellies), sea anemones, sea pens, and hydrozoans. ............................................................................. Statocyst spherical; nematocysts on tentacles are scattered; low number of tentacles (. ) Chapter 3. ITS1, 5.8S and ITS2, including partial 18S and 28S, sequences, were almost uniform within the German populations, showing only minor base pair exchanges. 2009b. Journal of Plankton Research 31: 563. They have diploblastic and tissue-level organization. The genome of an anthozoan cnidarian, the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis, has been surveyed by both degenerate. 2. ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the General Characters and Classification of Phylum Ctenophora. The patterns of intron loss confirm results from protein sequences that most of the vertebrate genes, with the exception of beta4, belong to one of two beta subunit families. These resources make it possible to profile gene expression, protein abundance, and protein localization associated with the symbiotic state. A new species of Hydra (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from. The Cnidaria phylum includes sea anemones, Hydra (sessile solitary species), corals, sea fans, sea whips (colonial species) and jellyfish (free-swimming species) that live in aquatic (mostly marine) environments (Ruppert et al., 2003). Power of regeneration is well marked. (HS), but no hyaluronan were found, as in Caenorhabditis elegans. The mouth opens, ventrally at the end of a tube, the manubrium. Jap. 1. Class Hydrozoa • Polyp usually dominant • Medusa is usually small and short-lived – freshwater Hydrahas no medusa OR planula Discoveries of H. circumcincta Schulze 1914 and P. oligactis (Pallas, 1766) in Lake Baikal are reported for the first time. 0. A new diagnosis of this genus is given. Germ layer: diploblastic, outer ectoderm and inner endoderm. (C) Tentacles arising simultaneously (e.g. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The phylum coelenterate is divided into three classes on the basis of development of zooids: (Anthos: flower; zoios: animal “flower like animals”), Phylum Aschelminthes/Nemathelminthes: General characteristics and classification, Copyright © 2020 | WordPress Theme by MH Themes, general characteristics of phylum coelenterata. Polyp and medusa, Metagenesis: asexual polypoid generation alternate with sexual medusoid generation, Reproduction: Asexual: by budding; Sexual: by gamatic fusion, Habitat: mostly marine, few are fresh water, Habit: some are solitary and some are colonial. Medusae are of separate sexes. The Cnidaria include over nine thousand species. Six species have been described (. Bioluminescence … Many forms exhibit polymorphism ie. The gonads are located, in the epidermis of the subumbrella and extend along the. Start studying Phylum Cnidaria. studying the regeneration of tissues in vivo, especially in the nervous system. Variety and symmetry of body forms, varied coloration, and the sometimes complex life histories of cnidarians fascinate layperson and scientist alike. Zoological Science 26: Hydrozoa: Limnomedusae) in China with the reference to the identity, of species. One day my friends, Dr F. S. Russell, director of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Plymouth, and Dr W. J. Rees, British Museum (Nat. A considerable amount of CS, three orders of magnitude less heparan sulfate Only the polyp, ), but this is not the case in the hydranth stage. On the frequent occurrence of Fresh-water medusae in, Japan. Umbrella margin with velum and statocysts of different, Tentacles and arrangement of nematocysts (and nematoc, 1.5 mm. Here, we characterized GAGs of Hydra magnipapillata. The Sting—Cnidaria FOR SEA—Institute of Marine Science ©2000 J. (A, CeE) From Jankowski 2001. 2002. Habitat: ADVERTISEMENTS: All ctenophores are exclusively marine. A good starting place for general information on Cnidaria is … Nearly all (about 99 percent) cnidarians are marine species. solid, skeletal, spongy material secreted by the coenosarc. The similarity of the patterns within each of the beta1,2,7 and beta3,5,6,8 groups indicates that these gene structures have been very stable since early vertebrate evolution. Medusae ............................................................................................................................................ ); typically athecate, without a rigid perisarcal hydrotheca covering the hydranth body, ) ......................................... 3, Hydranth small, sessile; generally solitary or forming small reptant or bipolar colonies; never with desmoneme nematocysts (. ) CHARACTERISTICS Multicellular animals. General Characteristics of Phylum Ctenophora: There are about 50 species of ctenophores. Therefore, Cnidaria is the most suitable name for his phylum. is better developed in the Cnidaria than any other phylum. 2009. hydra (Hydrozoa: Hydrida) from China. 1922. A second species, , has been described from the Himalayan Mountains and, hence, is. ) Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 28: 20, Sichuan. Germ layer: diploblastic, outer ectoderm and inner endoderm. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 27: Collins (in prep.) 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