A larval jellyfish, after it has separated from the scyphistoma.
- ‘Rhopalial statocysts in hydromedusae and in developing ephyrae of the scyphomedusa, Aurelia aurita, are known to be used for orientation or a ‘righting’ response.’
- ‘The strobila may look like a stack of saucers, the saucers being the immature medusae called ephyrae.’
Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek Ephura, denoting a Nereid and an Oceanid.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.