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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimocyathus lagena (O.F. Müller, 1776) 
AphiaID: 135314

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStaurozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStauromedusae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCleistocarpida (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepastridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimocyathus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (Synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorManania auricula (Fabricius, 1780)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalimocyathus James-Clark, 1863
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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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet benthic animals with crustaceans being the major food choice [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions small benthic scyphozoans [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic region not obtained; yet has been recorded in the Gulf of Maine [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat attach to algae, sea grass (Zostera), and other substrates in shallow areas which have adequate water circulation [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance Stauromedusae are very sensitive to changes in environmental conditions (become rare in areas that have become polluted). [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. There is no medusa stage [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Stauromedusae are usually permanently attached to a substrate but can move in a somersaulting motion by adhering to the subsrate with the oral end and releasing the pedal disc, then reattaching the disc at a new location. None have been observed to swim. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135314
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Cornelius, Paul
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Halimocyathus lagena (O.F. Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135314 on 2014-10-01
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