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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa (Genus)
Status nomen dubium (not in use)
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria incertae sedis
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa Linnaeus, 1758
Source  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]

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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 cacuminata Modeer, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa campanula Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatablema vesicarium (A. Agassiz, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa cruciata Forsskål, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa crucigera Gmelin, 1788 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaodicea undulata (Forbes & Goodsir, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa cymbaloidea Slabber, 1775 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhialella quadrata (Forbes, 1848)
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)
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 fimbriata Dalyell, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObelia fimbriata (Dalyell, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMedusa marginata Modeer, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaeotias marginata (Modeer, 1791)
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 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)
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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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:596365
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Date   action   by
2012-03-09 07:43:07Z  created  Schuchert, Peter
2015-04-17 05:47:15Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
2016-03-02 12:52:59Z  changed  Schuchert, Peter
  
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  Citation: Schuchert, P. (2016). Medusa Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=596365 on 2016-05-01
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