WoRMS taxon details

Cephea cephea (Forskål, 1775)

213582  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213582)

accepted
Species
Cephea forskalea Haeckel, 1880 · unaccepted (synonym)
Diplopilus Couthouyi Agassiz, 1862 · unaccepted (synonym)
Medusa cephea Forskål, 1775 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Medusa cephea Forskål, 1775) Forsskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059
page(s): 108, Pl. XXX [details]   
Type locality contained in Red Sea  
type locality contained in Red Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Width to 40 cm. Pink to lilac above, brown below, with a central dome covered in 10-50 large, irregular protuberances and...  
Description Width to 40 cm. Pink to lilac above, brown below, with a central dome covered in 10-50 large, irregular protuberances and circled by a shallow "moat". Mouth-arms recurved, with many filaments, just exceeding disc width. Habitat: oceanic, occasionally drifting inshore. Distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific, N. Australia, some records W Africa (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2022). World List of Scyphozoa. Cephea cephea (Forskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213582 on 2022-05-25
Date
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1997-10-30 10:47:35Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2015-07-30 11:44:33Z
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2019-12-22 20:34:56Z
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original description  (of Cephea rhizostomoidea Péron & Lesueur, 1810) Péron F. & Lesueur C.A. (1810). Tableau des caractères génériques et spécifiques de toutes les espèces de méduses connues jusqu'à ce jour. <em>Annales du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle de Paris.</em> 14: 325-366., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3498981
page(s): 361 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Cephea forskalea Haeckel, 1880) Haeckel, E. (1880). Das System der Acraspeden. 2te Hälfte des Systems der Medusen. Acht Nachträge zur Vervollständigung des Systems. <em>Denkschriften der Medicinisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft zu Jena.</em> 2: 361-672, plates 21-40.
page(s): 574 [details]   

original description  (of Perirhiza nematophora Kishinouye, 1902) Kishinouye, K. (1902). Some new scyphomedusae of Japan. <em>Journal of the College of Science, Tokyo Imperial University.</em> 17: 1-17.
page(s): 14, pl. 2 figs 11-13 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Medusa cephea Forskål, 1775) Forsskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059
page(s): 108, Pl. XXX [details]   

original description  (of Diplopilus Couthouyi Agassiz, 1862) Agassiz, L. (1862). Contributions to the natural history of the United States of America. <em>Little Brown, Boston.</em> 4: 1-380, pls 1-19., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16068829
page(s): 158 [details]   

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]   

additional source F.S. Cornelius and J. van der Land (eds), updates 2000-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Jarms, G. & Morandini, A.C. (2019). World Atlas of Jellyfish. Dölling und Galitz Verlag, 816p.
page(s): 450-453 [details]   
 
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Description Width to 40 cm. Pink to lilac above, brown below, with a central dome covered in 10-50 large, irregular protuberances and circled by a shallow "moat". Mouth-arms recurved, with many filaments, just exceeding disc width. Habitat: oceanic, occasionally drifting inshore. Distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific, N. Australia, some records W Africa (Richmond, 1997). [details]
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Japanese イボクラゲ  [details]
one of the drawings of Kishinouye (1902)
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