WoRMS taxon details

Linuche unguiculata (Swartz, 1788)

221098  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221098)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Medusa unguiculata Swartz, 1788) Swartz, O. (1788). Medusa unguiculata och Actinia pusilla. <em>Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar.</em> 9: 198-202.
page(s): 199-201, pl. VI [details]   
Holotype  ZMC ZMUC unnumbered  
Holotype ZMC ZMUC unnumbered [details]
Type locality contained in Jamaican part of the Caribbean Sea  
type locality contained in Jamaican part of the Caribbean Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Tiny, to 2 cm. Bell straight-sided, flat-topped, with 16 vertical ridges and eight minute tentacles. Colour orange-brown,...  
Description 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]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2021). World List of Scyphozoa. Linuche unguiculata (Swartz, 1788). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221098 on 2021-04-14
Date
action
by
1998-09-29 06:38:21Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2013-12-16 07:47:55Z
changed
2019-12-09 18:22:51Z
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2020-01-04 19:04:21Z
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original description  (of Medusa unguiculata Swartz, 1788) Swartz, O. (1788). Medusa unguiculata och Actinia pusilla. <em>Kungliga Svenska Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar.</em> 9: 198-202.
page(s): 199-201, pl. VI [details]   

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 Segura-Puertas, L., L. Celis, and L. Chiaverano. 2009. Medusozoans (Cnidaria: Cubozoa, Scyphozoa, and Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 369–379 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Pre [details]   

additional source Jarms, G. & Morandini, A.C. (2019). World Atlas of Jellyfish. Dölling und Galitz Verlag, 816p.
page(s): 160-163 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype ZMC ZMUC unnumbered [details]
From other sources
Description 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]
LanguageName 
English thimble jellyfish  [details]
German Fingerhutqualle  [details]
Spanish dedalito  [details]