WoRMS taxon details

Rhizostoma octopus (Gmelin, 1791)

152203  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152203)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Medusa octopus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   
Type locality contained in Cornwall  
type locality contained in Cornwall [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2020). World List of Scyphozoa. Rhizostoma octopus (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152203 on 2020-12-03
Date
action
by
2005-04-08 08:00:57Z
created
2008-01-21 13:45:25Z
changed
2016-07-13 10:00:29Z
changed
2019-12-25 14:55:12Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


original description  (of Rhizostoma Cuvieri Péron & Lesueur, 1810) Péron F., Lesueur C. A. (1810b). Tableau des caractères génériques et spécifiques de toutes les espèces de méduses connues jusqu'à ce jour. <em>Annales du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle de Paris.</em> 14: 325-366., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3498981
page(s): 362 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Cassiopea Borlase Péron & Lesueur, 1810) Péron F., Lesueur C. A. (1810b). Tableau des caractères génériques et spécifiques de toutes les espèces de méduses connues jusqu'à ce jour. <em>Annales du Muséum national d'histoire naturelle de Paris.</em> 14: 325-366., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3498981
page(s): 357 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Medusa octopus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   

basis of record Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Jarms, G. & Morandini, A.C. (2019). World Atlas of Jellyfish. Dölling und Galitz Verlag, 816p.
page(s): 646-647 [details]   

source of synonymy van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Remark Common on Belgian coasts in autumn. Young medusa are rarely seen. Two medusa of 1.5 cm and one of 5.0 cm were seen in June 2002 in the marina of Zeebrugge [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch zeepaddestoelzeepaddenstoel  [details]
English rhizostome jellyfishrhizostomeblue cabbage blebbarrel jellyfish  [details]
French rhizostome de merrhizostomepoumons de mer  [details]
German Blumenkohlqualleblaue Lungenqualle  [details]
Swedish lungmanet  [details]