Phacellophora camtschatica


Mature medusa

Planulae, post settlement

Scyphistoma beginning to form mouth
and two primary tentacles



Two basal stolons forming

Two primary tentacles better formed,
third tentacle forming

Four tentacles stage



Eight tentacles stage

Eight tentacles stage scyphistomae
eating an Artemia nauplius

16 tentacles stage scyphistoma



Mature scyphistomae

Strobila about to release ephyrae

Mature medusa



Images & text: Chad Widmer