Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Scyphozoa > Subclass Discomedusae > Order Semaeostomeae > Family Cyaneidae > Genus Cyanea

Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Medusa

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

CyaneaPéron & Lesueur, 1809accepted genus name

Species group names

Medusa capillata Linnaeus, 1758 objective synonym
Cyanea arctica Peron & Lesueur, 1809 subjective synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: gele haarkwal; haarkwal; rode haarkwal; zeekwal sources: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.;Oosterbaan, A. (2003). Strandgids: veldgids voor het Noordzeestrand [Beach guide: field guide for the North Sea coast]. EcoMare, centrum voor wadden en Noordzee: Texel, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-75318-15-4. 65 pp.;Leloup, E. (1952). Coelentérés [Coelenterata]. ---. Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique: Brussels, Belgium. 283 pp.
 English: lion’s mane; lion’s mane jellyfish; lion's mane yellyfish sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 English-United States: Lion’s Mane Jellyfish sources: Charles Hussey
 French: cyanée à crinière de lion sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 German: gelbe Haarqualle sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 Polish: bełtwa włosiennik sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: röd brännmanet

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

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

Shih, C.T., 1977. A guide to the Jellyfish of Canadian Atlantic waters. National Museum of Natural Sciences, Natural History Series 5 : 1-190.

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.

additional source

Larson, R.J. 1976. Marine flora and fauna of the northeastern United States. Cnidaria: Scyphozoa. NOAA Techical Report NMFS Circular 397. 18 p.

additional source

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

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

additional source

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.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Cornelius, P. (2011). Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus, 1758). 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:135301

Dr Wim Vervoort. Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=240643

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Occurrence

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Environment


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Importance

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2004-12-21 by Dr Wim Vervoort & by Paul Cornelius

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