oa Madoqua - First record of Limnocnida tanganjicae, a freshwater medusa, from Caprivi, Namibia

Volume 18, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



The freshwater medusa Limnocnida tanganjicae was collected during September in a small lake off the main stream of the Upper Zambezi River in Caprivi, Namibia. The transparent specimens ranged 5-2 mm umbrella diameter while the number of tentacles and statocysts were 80-560 and 60-360 respectively. Gonads could not be clearly identified. No polyps were found on the vegetation in the lake.

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