WoRMS taxon details

Cephea cephea (Forskål, 1775)

213582  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213582)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Not documented
Description Width to 40 cm. Pink to lilac above, brown below, with a central dome covered in 10-50 large, irregular protuberances and...  
Description Width to 40 cm. Pink to lilac above, brown below, with a central dome covered in 10-50 large, irregular protuberances and circled by a shallow "moat". Mouth-arms recurved, with many filaments, just exceeding disc width. Habitat: oceanic, occasionally drifting inshore. Distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific, N. Australia, some records W Africa (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2018). World List of Scyphozoa. Cephea cephea (Forskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213582 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
1997-10-30 10:47:35Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2015-07-30 11:44:33Z
changed

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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 F.S. Cornelius and J. van der Land (eds), updates 2000-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Width to 40 cm. Pink to lilac above, brown below, with a central dome covered in 10-50 large, irregular protuberances and circled by a shallow "moat". Mouth-arms recurved, with many filaments, just exceeding disc width. Habitat: oceanic, occasionally drifting inshore. Distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific, N. Australia, some records W Africa (Richmond, 1997). [details]
 

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Japanese イボクラゲ  [details]