WoRMS taxon details

Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Muller, 1859)

157924  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157924)

accepted
Species
Tamoya quadrumana F. Müller, 1859· accepted, alternate representation
marine, terrestrial
Müller, F. (1859) Zwei neue Quallen von Santa Catharina. Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle, 5, 1–12, pl. I–III. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Width to 14 cm, 10 cm high. Bell surface covered with stinging warts. Up to nine tentacles on each corner, on stout,...  
Description Width to 14 cm, 10 cm high. Bell surface covered with stinging warts. Up to nine tentacles on each corner, on stout, hand-like structures. Finger-shaped gastric saccules, 1/2 length of bell cavity or shorter. Rhopalial pits about 1/6 up from bell edge. Habitat: occasionally inshore. Distribution: pantropical. Sting may be life-threatening (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Distribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida  
Distribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]
Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2018). World List of Cubozoa. Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Muller, 1859). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157924 on 2018-04-21
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2005-05-24 16:52:44Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-06-24 12:19:20Z
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original description Müller, F. (1859) Zwei neue Quallen von Santa Catharina. Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle, 5, 1–12, pl. I–III. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo [details]   

additional source Segura-Puertas, L., L. Celis, and L. Chiaverano. 2009. Medusozoans (Cnidaria: Cubozoa, Scyphozoa, and Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 369–379 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Pre [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Width to 14 cm, 10 cm high. Bell surface covered with stinging warts. Up to nine tentacles on each corner, on stout, hand-like structures. Finger-shaped gastric saccules, 1/2 length of bell cavity or shorter. Rhopalial pits about 1/6 up from bell edge. Habitat: occasionally inshore. Distribution: pantropical. Sting may be life-threatening (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Distribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]