Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria

Scyphozoa

Rank: Class
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Coronatae
Discomedusae

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Catalan: grumers; meduses
 Dutch: kwallen; schijfkwallen sources: Eneman, E. (1984). Uit het Natuurhistorisch Archief [From the Natural History Archive]. De Strandvlo 4(1): 4-17;Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 English: jellyfish; jellyfishes sources: Hayward, P.J.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1996). Collins pocket guide: sea shore of Britain and Europe. Collins pocket guides. Harper-Collins Publishers: London, UK. ISBN 0-00-219955-6. 352 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: jellyfishes sources: Charles Hussey
 French: m├ęduse
 German: Qualle
 Italian: meduse
 Spanish, Castillian: medusas
 Swedish: maneter

Literature

basis of record

Cornelius, P.F.S. (2001). Cubozoa, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 111

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.

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Citation

WoRMS (2014). Scyphozoa. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135220

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Occurrence

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Environment


marine

Importance

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Last modified

2009-05-14 by Ward Appeltans

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