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

Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PelagiaPéron & Lesueur, 1810accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: lichtende kwal; parelkwal sources: 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.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: mauve stinger; purplestripped jelly sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Mauve Stinger

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

Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 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

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

Gershwin, L. (2009). Staurozoa, Cubozoa, Scyphozoa (Cnidaria). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

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

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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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Cornelius, P. (2012). Pelagia noctiluca (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:135305

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Occurrence

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Importance

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2004-12-21 by Paul Cornelius

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