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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 596365

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria incertae sedis (Class)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria incertae sedis
Source Not documented
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taxa (15)

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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
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa duodecilia Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia principis (Steenstrup, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa ocilia Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia pyramidata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa octocilia Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBougainvillia muscus (Allman, 1863)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa pileata Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoturris pileata (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa pocillum Montagu, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella velella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa porpita Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa proboscidalis Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeryonia proboscidalis (Forsskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa proboscidea Dalyell, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarsia tubulosa (M. Sars, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa saltatrix Tilesius, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirocodon saltatrix (Tilesius, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa umbella Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa utriculus Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysalia physalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa velella Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVelella velella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStatus A valid name, but not in use. Linnaeus used it for a variaty 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:596365
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2012-03-09 07:43:07Z  created  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Medusa Linnaeus, 1758. In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=596365 on 2014-07-11
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