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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Muller, 1859) 
AphiaID: 157924

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCubozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirodropida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsalmidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsalmus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsalmus quadrumanus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsalmus Agassiz, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoya quadrumana F. Müller, 1859 · accepted, alternate representation
Sources  original description Müller, F. (1859) Zwei neue Quallen von Santa Catharina. Abhandlungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Halle, 5, 1–12, pl. I–III. [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (17 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157924
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 16:52:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2010-06-24 12:19:20Z  checked  Collins, Allen G.
  
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  Citation: Collins, Allen G. (2014). Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (F. Muller, 1859). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157924 on 2014-11-26
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