Beroe (ctenophore)

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Cigar comb jelly3.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Ctenophora
Class: Nuda
Order: Beroida
Family: Beroidae
Genus: Beroe
Gronov, 1760

The cigar comb jellies, Beroe spp., are members of a genus of comb jellies in the family Beroidae.[1]


According to the World Register of Marine Species, the following species are members of this genus:[1]


  1. ^ a b Mills, C. (2015). Beroe Browne, 1756. In: Mills, C.E. Internet (1998-present). Phylum Ctenophora: list of all valid species names. Electronic internet document. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2017-02-25

Further reading[edit]

  • Galil, Bella; Gevili, Roy; Shiganova, Tamara (2011). "Not far behind: First record of Beroe ovata Mayer, 1912 (Ctenophora: Beroida: Beroidae) off the Mediterranean coast of Israel". Aquatic Invasions. 6: S89–90. doi:10.3391/ai.2011.6.S1.020. 
  • Oliveira, Otto M.P.; Migotto, Alvaro E. (2014). "First occurrence of Beroe forskalii (Ctenophora) in South American Atlantic coastal waters, with notes on the use of macrociliary patterns for beroid identification". Zootaxa. 3779 (4): 470–6. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3779.4.5. PMID 24871741. 
  • Oliveira, Otto M. P.; Feliú, Guillermo; Palma, Sergio (2014). "Beroe gracilis (Ctenophora) from the Humboldt Current System: first occurrence of this species in the southern hemisphere". Zootaxa. 3827 (3): 397–400. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3827.3.10. PMID 25081170. 
  • Mianzan, Hermes; Dawson, Elliot W.; Mills, Claudia E. (2009). "Phylum Ctenophora: Comb Jellies" (PDF). In Gordon, Dennis P. New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. pp. 49–58. ISBN 978-1877257-72-8.