WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Muller, 1859)

157924

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157924

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoya 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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Width to 14 cm, 10 cm high. Bell surface...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution extends northward of the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]
Collins, Allen G. (2010). Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Muller, 1859). In: Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2017). World list of Cubozoa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157924 on 2017-11-21

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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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution extends northward of the subprovince of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]