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class

Scyphozoa Götte, 1887

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Cnidaria - anemones, corals and jellyfish

Scientific synonyms

Scyphomedusa

Images

Aurelia aurita - Moon Jellyfish

Aurelia aurita - Moon Jellyfish

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Phyllorhiza punctata - Australian Spotted Jellyfisch

Phyllorhiza punctata - Australian Spotted Jellyfisch

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Aurelia aurita - Moon Jellyfish

Aurelia aurita - Moon Jellyfish

Author: Stanislav Krejčík

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

order Stauromedusae Haeckel, 1879 - Stalked jellyfishes
order Coronatae Vanhoffen, 1892
order Semaeostomeae L. Agassiz, 1862
order Rhizostomeae L. Agassiz, 1862

Fossil taxa

order Conulariida Miller & Gurley, 1896
genus Eomedusa Popov in Datsenko, Zhuravleva et al., 1968 inc.sed.

Links and literature

CZ Pfleger V. (1997): České názvy živočichů I. Houby (Porifera), žahavci (Cnidaria), žebernatky (Ctenophora), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 56 pp. [as Scyphozoa]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon