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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor) 
AphiaID: 220476

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 editorSemaeostomeae (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChrysaora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChrysaora Péron & Lesueur, 1810
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDactylometra quinquecirrha Light, 1862
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea nettle  [details]
Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudomacrochiron stocki Reddiah, 1969 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (13 nucleotides; 38 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 25 cm. Bell surface with fine warts. Four separate mouth-arms, up to 50 cm long, with frilled edges. Bell divided into eight sections (octants); each octant with two notched, tongue-shaped lappets, three main tentacles and a minor one either side (thus five, hence the species name). Bell colour varies from transparent to bluish, pink, yellow or brown, maybe reddish streaked radially. Under-bell may be white; mouth arms pink to yellow with red speckles. Habitat: coastal. Distribution: Indo-Pacific, also Atlantic (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220476
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
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220476 on 2014-08-23
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