Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Scyphozoa > Subclass Discomedusae > Order Rhizostomeae > Suborder Kolpophorae > Family Cassiopeidae > Genus Cassiopea

Cassiopea andromeda (Forsskål, 1775)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CassiopeaPéron & Lesueur, 1810accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: upside down jellyfish; upside-down jellyfish

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

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.

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Cornelius, P. (2012). Cassiopea andromeda (Forsskål, 1775). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135295

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

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Last modified

2004-12-21 by Paul Cornelius

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