Taxon profile


Freshwater Jellyfish
Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Cnidaria - anemones, corals and jellyfish »  class Hydrozoa - hydra and freshwater jellyfish »  order Hydroida »  family Olindiasidae »  genus Craspedacusta

Scientific synonyms

Craspedacusta sowerbi
Craspedacusta kawai (Oka, 1907)
Craspedacusta kiatingi Gaw & Kung, 1939
Microhydra rydei (Potts, 1885)
Craspedacusta sowerbyi Lankester, 1880 (misspelling) m


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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [240623]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Craspedacusta sowerbyi]
CZ Pfleger V. (1997): České názvy živočichů I. Houby (Porifera), žahavci (Cnidaria), žebernatky (Ctenophora), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 56 pp. [as Craspedacusta sowerbyi LANKESTER]
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany, Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Craspedacusta sowerbyi Lancester, 1880]
EN Šefrová H., Laštůvka Z. (2005): Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic, Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., LIII, No. 4, pp. 151-170 [as Craspedacusta sowerbii Lankester, 1880]
Data retrieved on: 23 December 2018

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