WoRMS taxon details

Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767)

135304  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135304)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(ofMedusa hysoscella Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5
page(s): 1 097 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Cosmopolitan species.  
Distribution Cosmopolitan species. [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2018). World List of Scyphozoa. Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135304 on 2018-12-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (ofMedusa hysoscella Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5
page(s): 1 097 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System.  [details]   

basis of record Cornelius, P.F.S. (2001). Cubozoa, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 111 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Cosmopolitan species. [details]

Habitat coastal [details]

Morphology Umbrella flat smooth and thick, 15-49cm in diametar, the color is variable, but is characterized by 16 v-shaped gold-brown or yellow-brown marks on the upper umbrella, radiating from the central region, there are 24 marginal tentacles, which are easly broken off, and thirty-two pigmented semi-circular marginal lappets. [details]

Remark Present from half May until half September. Umbrella between 1 and 12 cm. Young medusa with umbrella diameter less than 4 cm have only 8 tentacles and are hard to distinguish from Pelagia noctiluca (Leloup, 1952, Russell, 1970). Small medusa (2-4cm) identified as Pelagia noctiluca (De Blauwe, 2001) were in fact Chrysaora hyosescella[details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian meduza këlyshlindëse  [details]
Dutch kompaskwal  [details]
English red-banded jellyfishcompass jellyfish  [details]
French chrysaoreacalèphe rayonnée  [details]
German Kompassqualle  [details]
Swedish kompassmanet  [details]