WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa Linnaeus, 1758

596365  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:596365)

nomen dubium (not in use)
Genus

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa aequorea Linnaeus, 1758 (taxon inquirendum, unidentifiable)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa sanguinolenta Modeer, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurritopsis polycirrha (Keferstein, 1862) (taxon inquirendum, possible synonym)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa aequorea Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAequorea forskalea Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (invalid junior homonym of Medusa aequorea Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa cacuminata Modeer, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853) (indetermiante species, likely synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa campanula Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatablema vesicarium (A. Agassiz, 1862) (possible synonym, doubtful species)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa cruciata Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853) (indeterminate species, possible synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa crucigera Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853) (indeterminate species, possible synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa cymbaloidea Slabber, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialella quadrata (Forbes, 1848) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa digitale O. F. Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAglantha digitale (O. F. Müller, 1776) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa duodecilia Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia principis (Steenstrup, 1850) (questionable synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa fimbriata Dalyell, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia fimbriata (Dalyell, 1848) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa marginata Modeer, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaeotias marginata (Modeer, 1791) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa mollicina Forsskål, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegantha mollicina (Forsskål, 1775) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa mucilaginosa Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCunina mucilaginosa (Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa noctiluca Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa ocilia Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia pyramidata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853) (possible synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa octocilia Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia muscus (Allman, 1863) (possible synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa palliata Fabricius, 1779 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdamsia palliata (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa pileata Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoturris pileata (Forsskål, 1775) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa pocillum Montagu, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella velella (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa porpita Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa proboscidalis Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryonia proboscidalis (Forsskål, 1775) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa proboscidea Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarsia tubulosa (M. Sars, 1835) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa saltatrix Tilesius, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirocodon saltatrix (Tilesius, 1818) (basionym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa umbella Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa utriculus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa velella Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella velella (Linnaeus, 1758) (basionym)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 659 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus A valid name, but not in use. Linnaeus used it...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus A valid name, but not in use. Linnaeus used it for a variety of jellyfish which are now in different classes. As no type species has been specified, the genus cannot be subordinated to a class or family. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2016). Medusa Linnaeus, 1758. In: Schuchert, P. (2017). World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=596365 on 2017-12-11

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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 659 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStatus A valid name, but not in use. Linnaeus used it for a variety of jellyfish which are now in different classes. As no type species has been specified, the genus cannot be subordinated to a class or family. [details]