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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoya gargantua Haeckel, 1880 
AphiaID: 220474

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 editorCarybdeida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoya (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoya gargantua (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTamoya Mueller, 1859
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
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Height to 22 cm, width to 13 cm. As C. alata but surface with low, clear warts separated by a translucent lace-work pattern (clearly seen in formalin-preserved specimens). Rhopalia horizontal slits. Gastric cirri in vertical bands in the same radii as rhopalia. Habitat: occassionally inshore. Distribution: Indo-Pacific. It may be conspecific with T. haplonema (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220474
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-29 06:38:21Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2009-05-23 18:52:41Z  changed  Collins, Allen G.
  
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  Citation: Collins, Allen G. (2014). Tamoya gargantua Haeckel, 1880. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220474 on 2014-12-29
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