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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclystus auricula James-Clark, 1863 
AphiaID: 135322

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 editorEleutherocarpida (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucernariidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclystus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclystus auricula (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclystus James-Clark, 1863
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclystus James-Clark, 1863
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliclystus auricula (Rathke, 1806)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucernaria octoradiata Lamarck, 1816
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 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgesteelde kwal  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkaleidoscope jellyfish  [details]
Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom 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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (79 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 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 Massachusetts northward, Northeast, Atlantic, North Pacific [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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135322
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Cornelius, Paul
2006-07-10 10:33:20Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2010-05-28 10:13:23Z  checked  Collins, Allen G.
2014-08-14 10:38:29Z  changed  Collins, Allen G.
  
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  Citation: Collins, Allen G. (2014). Haliclystus auricula James-Clark, 1863. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135322 on 2014-12-19
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