WoRMS taxon details

Pelagiidae Gegenbaur, 1856

135240  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135240)

accepted
Family
Genus Chrysaora Péron & Lesueur, 1810
  » Species Chrysaora achlyos Martin, Gershwin, Burnett, Cargo & Bloom, 1997
  » Species Chrysaora africana (Vanhöffen, 1902)
  » Species Chrysaora agulhensis Ras, Neethling, Engelbrecht, Morandini, Bayha, Skrypzeck & Gibbons, 2020
  » Species Chrysaora chesapeakei (Papenfuss, 1936)
  » Species Chrysaora chinensis Vanhöffen, 1888
  » Species Chrysaora colorata (Russell, 1964)
  » Species Chrysaora fulgida (Reynaud, 1830)
  » Species Chrysaora fuscescens Brandt, 1835
  » Species Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767)
  » Species Chrysaora lactea Eschscholtz, 1829
  » Species Chrysaora melanaster Brandt, 1835
  » Species Chrysaora pacifica (Goette, 1886)
  » Species Chrysaora pentastoma Péron & Lesueur, 1810
  » Species Chrysaora plocamia (Lesson, 1830)
  » Species Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor, 1848)
  » Species Chrysaora caliparea (Reynaud, 1830) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Chrysaora kynthia Gershwin & Zeidler, 2008 (nomen dubium, Insufficient description - Morandini & Marques (2010))
  » Species Chrysaora wurlerra Gershwin & Zeidler, 2008 (nomen dubium, Insufficient description - Morandini & Marques (2010))
  » Species Chrysaora aspilonota Péron & Lesueur, 1810 accepted as Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora blossevillii Lesson, 1830 accepted as Chrysaora lactea Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora cyclonota Péron & Lesueur, 1810 accepted as Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora depressa (Kishinouye, 1902) accepted as Chrysaora pacifica (Goette, 1886) (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora gaudichaudi Lesson, 1830 accepted as Desmonema gaudichaudi (Lesson, 1830) (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora helvola Brandt, 1838 accepted as Chrysaora fuscescens Brandt, 1835 (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora Lesueur Péron & Lesueur, 1810 accepted as Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora mediterranea Péron & Lesueur, 1810 accepted as Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
  » Species Chrysaora scoresbyanna Gershwin & Zeidler, 2008 accepted as Desmonema scoresbyanna Gershwin & Zeidler, 2008 (Name only exists due to database propogation, not from taxonomic literature)
  » Species Chrysaora southcotti Gershwin & Zeidler, 2008 accepted as Chrysaora pentastoma Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (junior synonym)
Genus Mawia Avian, Ramšak, Tirelli, D'Ambra & Malej, 2016
Genus Pelagia Péron & Lesueur, 1810
  » Species Pelagia cyanella Péron & Lesueur, 1810
  » Species Pelagia discoidea Eschscholtz, 1829
  » Species Pelagia flaveola Eschscholtz, 1829
  » Species Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775)
  » Species Pelagia panopyra Péron & Lesueur, 1810
  » Species Pelagia benovici Piraino, Aglieri, Scorrano & Boero, 2014 accepted as Mawia benovici (Piraino, Aglieri, Scorrano & Boero, 2014) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia colorata Russell, 1964 accepted as Chrysaora colorata (Russell, 1964) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia neglecta Vanhöffen, 1888 accepted as Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia parthenopensis Lesson, 1843 accepted as Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia perla (Slabber, 1781) accepted as Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia purpuroviolacea Stiasny, 1914 accepted as Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia quinquecirrha Desor, 1848 accepted as Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Desor, 1848) (synonym)
  » Species Pelagia rosacea Stiasny, 1914 accepted as Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) (synonym)
Genus Sanderia Goette, 1886

Genus Dactylometra Agassiz, 1862 accepted as Chrysaora Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (synonym)
Genus Kuragea Kishinouye, 1902 accepted as Chrysaora Péron & Lesueur, 1810 (synonym)
Genus Neopelagia Kishinouye, 1910 accepted as Sanderia Goette, 1886 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gegenbaur, C. (1857). Versuch eines Systems der Medusen, mit Beschreibung neuer oder wenig gekannter Formen; zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Fauna des Mittelmeeres. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> Leipzig 8: 202-273, pls 7-9., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13864647
page(s): 210 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2020). World List of Scyphozoa. Pelagiidae Gegenbaur, 1856. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135240 on 2020-05-31
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original description Gegenbaur, C. (1857). Versuch eines Systems der Medusen, mit Beschreibung neuer oder wenig gekannter Formen; zugleich ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Fauna des Mittelmeeres. <em>Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> Leipzig 8: 202-273, pls 7-9., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13864647
page(s): 210 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Cornelius, P.F.S. (2001). Cubozoa, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 111 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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 Larson R.J. 1986. Pelagic Scyphomedusae (Scyphoza: Coronatae and Semeaostomae) of the Southern Ocean. In Kornicker L.S. (ed) Biology of the Antarctic Seas, XVI. Antarctic Research Series 41, 59-165. [details]   
 
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English Pelagiid  [details]
Japanese オキクラゲ科  [details]