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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) 
AphiaID: 135305

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 editorSemaeostomeae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagia Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPelagia perla (Slabber, 1781) (synonym)
Sources  original description Forsskål, P. 1775. Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post Mortem Auctoris Ed. Carsten Neibuhr. Adjuncta est Materia Medica Kahirina atque Tabula Maris Rubri Geographica. Hauniae, Pp 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, map., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/2154 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormedusa luminiscentUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoracàlef luminiscent  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorparelkwalUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlichtende kwal  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurplestripped jellyUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormauve stinger  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLoistomeduusa  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpiqueur-mauveUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorméduse pélagique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLeuchtqualle  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormedusa luminosa  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormeduza świecąca  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormesečinka  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoracalefo luminiscente  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlysmanet  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Coast [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (32 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (301 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (417 nucleotides; 181 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet fish and benthic animals  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions large medusae (umbrella up to 65 mm wide) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat pelagic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat oceanic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction have both sexual and asexual reproduction. Asexual reproduction takes place by budding and fragmentation. sexual stage is seen in the summer months, asexual stage is a small benthic polyp which is perennial. The polyp generally buds larval scyphomedusae during the spring. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Slabber (1778, pl. 13)
Slabber (1778, pl. 13)

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135305
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Cornelius, Paul
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135305 on 2014-09-23
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