WoRMS taxon details

Tamoya gargantua Haeckel, 1880

220474  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220474)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Description Height to 22 cm, width to 13 cm. As C. alata but surface with low, clear warts separated by a translucent lace-work pattern...  
Description 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]
Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2018). World List of Cubozoa. Tamoya gargantua Haeckel, 1880. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220474 on 2018-12-16
Date
action
by
1998-09-29 06:38:21Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2009-05-23 18:52:41Z
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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 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description 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]