WoRMS taxon details

Acromitus flagellatus (Haeckel)

220489  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220489)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Description Width to 20 cm. Bell hemispherical, slightly pointed with smooth to finely granulated surface. Mouth-arms with basal...  
Description Width to 20 cm. Bell hemispherical, slightly pointed with smooth to finely granulated surface. Mouth-arms with basal regions joined by membrane, tapering to blunt point. Length about equal to bell diameter, with many short lateral filaments and a long terminal filament (about 2/3 mouth-arm length). In some specimens filaments missing. Near-white bell with or without irregular dar (rd) brown spots, especially peripherally. Habitat: coastal, sometimes in brackish or silty waters. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to central Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2018). World List of Scyphozoa. Acromitus flagellatus (Haeckel). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220489 on 2018-02-24
Date
action
by
1998-09-29 09:12:31Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Width to 20 cm. Bell hemispherical, slightly pointed with smooth to finely granulated surface. Mouth-arms with basal regions joined by membrane, tapering to blunt point. Length about equal to bell diameter, with many short lateral filaments and a long terminal filament (about 2/3 mouth-arm length). In some specimens filaments missing. Near-white bell with or without irregular dar (rd) brown spots, especially peripherally. Habitat: coastal, sometimes in brackish or silty waters. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to central Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]