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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinuche unguiculata (Schwartz, 1788) 
AphiaID: 221098

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoronatae (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLinuchidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinuche (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinuche unguiculata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLinuche Eschscholtz, 1829
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLinuche draco (Haeckel, 1880) (synonym)
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 editorthimble jellyfish  [details]
Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (30 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 13 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
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Tiny, to 2 cm. Bell straight-sided, flat-topped, with 16 vertical ridges and eight minute tentacles. Colour orange-brown, typically patterned with dots and dashes. Swims incessantly and rotates. Swarms near surface. Habitat: surface waters. Distribution: all warms seas (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221098
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
2013-12-16 07:47:55Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Linuche unguiculata (Schwartz, 1788). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221098 on 2014-12-26
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