This species has numerous tentacles around the body (bell). The bell is covered with brown flecks, which are thickest in the middle. Spread around the edges of the bell are 8 sense organs, each pair with 6 tentacles in between. Bell to 8 cm across.
Some species in this genus group are known to "spit-out" or reject prey (bivalve larvae) after they have captured it. They are known to eat other jellyfish such as comb jellies (ctenophores).
Open water, to depth of 20 m.
Worldwide. In Asutralia, in South Australia and Victoria.
Moderately to severe sting possible.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed