Ganesha (ctenophore)

Ganesha is a genus of comb jellies. It is the only genus in the monotypic family Ganeshidae and the order Ganeshida. They are characterized by pair of small lobes round the mouth, and extended pharynx.[1] Two species are currently recognized: Ganesha elegans and Ganesha annamita.[2]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Ctenophora
Class: Tentaculata
Order: Ganeshida
Moser, 1908
Family: Ganeshidae
Moser, 1907
Genus: Ganesha
Moser, 1907


  1. ^ Mills, C.E. (1998). "Phylum Ctenophora: list of all valid species names". Published by the author, web page established March 1998, last updated January 5, 2016.
  2. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Ganeshidae Moser, 1907". Retrieved 2019-03-05.