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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassiopea andromeda (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 135295

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScyphozoa (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiscomedusae (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhizostomeae (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKolpophorae (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCassiopeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCassiopea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCassiopea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Sources  basis of record Cornelius, P.F.S. (2001). Cubozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 111 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorupside-down jellyfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorupside down jellyfish  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (20 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (34 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (30 nucleotides; 38 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Width to 12 cm. Disc flat, with eight short mouth-arms each with four (or six) side-branches supporting many filaments and clubs. Typically brown (due to commensal microalgae within) with paler spots. Usually inverted on bottom but can swim. Habitat: calm waters, down to 30 m. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, to W Pacific Ocean and Mediterranean <282). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135295
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Cornelius, Paul
  
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  Citation: Cornelius, P. (2013). Cassiopea andromeda (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135295 on 2014-04-16
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