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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCephea cephea (Forskål) 
AphiaID: 213582

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScyphozoa (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiscomedusae (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhizostomeae (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKolpophorae (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCepheidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCephea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCephea Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCephea conifera Haeckel, 1880 (synonym)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEastern Central Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213582
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-10-30 10:47:35Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Cephea cephea (Forskål). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213582 on 2014-07-12
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