Turritopsis nutricula

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Turritopsis nutricula
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Not evaluated
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hydrozoa
Order: Anthomedusae
Family: Oceaniidae
Genus: Turritopsis
Species: T. nutricula
Binomial name
Turritopsis nutricula

Turritopsis nutricula is a small jellyfish. Several different species of the genus Turritopsis were formerly classified as T. nutricula, including the "immortal jellyfish" which is now classified as T. dohrnii.[2]


  1. ^ Turritopsis nutricula McCrady 1857 - Encyclopedia of Life
  2. ^ M. P. Miglietta, S. Piraino, S. Kubota, P. Schuchert (2007). "Species in the genus Turritopsis (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa): a molecular evaluation". Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 45 (1): 11–19. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0469.2006.00379.x. 

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