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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhopilema rhopalophora (Haeckel) 
AphiaID: 220495

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 editorDaktyliophorae (Suborder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhizostomatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhopilema (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRhopilema Haeckel, 1880
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Width to 50 cm. Bell hemispherical with smooth surface. Eight mouth-arms with extra mouth-bearing shoulders (scapulets) hidden basically, and bearing numerous long filaments. Bell probably typically pale, translucent, or even dark blue or red. Most with a varied number of fine, dull reddish-brown spots on bell surface. Whitish to transparent filaments and yellow gonads. Habitat: probably oceanic, drifting inshore. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, N Australia, W Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220495
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-09-29 12:23:44Z  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). Rhopilema rhopalophora (Haeckel). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220495 on 2014-07-25
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