Crossword clues for scyphozoa
n. any of various usually free-swimming marine coelenterates having a gelatinous medusoid stage as the dominant phase of its life cycle
[also: scyphozoa (pl)]
The class name Scyphozoa comes from the Greek word skyphos (σκύφος), denoting a kind of drinking cup and alluding to the cup shape of the organism.
Scyphozoans have existed, in geological time, from the Ediacaran period to the present.