WoRMS taxon details

Acromitus flagellatus (Maas, 1903)

220489  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220489)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Maas, O. (1903). Die scyphomedusen der Siboga-expedition. <em>Sigoga-Expeditie, 11: 1-91.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2050838
page(s): 77-79, pl. X (figs 87-92), XI (fig. 101); note: wrongly stated in the genus Himantostoma [details]   
Type locality contained in Malay Archipelago, Borneo  
type locality contained in Malay Archipelago [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Borneo [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Description Width to 20 cm. Bell hemispherical, slightly pointed with smooth to finely granulated surface. Mouth-arms with basal...  
Description Width to 20 cm. Bell hemispherical, slightly pointed with smooth to finely granulated surface. Mouth-arms with basal regions joined by membrane, tapering to blunt point. Length about equal to bell diameter, with many short lateral filaments and a long terminal filament (about 2/3 mouth-arm length). In some specimens filaments missing. Near-white bell with or without irregular dar (rd) brown spots, especially peripherally. Habitat: coastal, sometimes in brackish or silty waters. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to central Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2021). World List of Scyphozoa. Acromitus flagellatus (Maas, 1903). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220489 on 2021-09-27
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1998-09-29 09:12:31Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2019-05-21 12:05:29Z
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2019-12-27 17:58:53Z
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2020-07-03 17:41:29Z
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2020-10-09 11:47:34Z
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original description Maas, O. (1903). Die scyphomedusen der Siboga-expedition. <em>Sigoga-Expeditie, 11: 1-91.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2050838
page(s): 77-79, pl. X (figs 87-92), XI (fig. 101); note: wrongly stated in the genus Himantostoma [details]   

original description  (of Lychnorhiza bornensis Mayer, 1915) Mayer, A.G., 1915. Medusae of the Philippines and of Torres Strait. Papers Dept. mar. Biol. Carnegie Instn Washington 8212 : 157-202., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15718216
page(s): 191-193, fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (of Himantostoma flagellatum (Maas, 1903)) Maas, O. (1903). Die Scyphomedusen der Siboga Expedition. <em>Siboga Exped. 1901.</em> 11 (9): 1-91, 12 pls., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.11300
page(s): 77-79, pl. X (figs 87-92), XI (fig. 101); note: Maas stated this species as belonging to the genus Himantostoma and to a species described by Haeckel (1880). Later Stiasny (1920) moved it to the genus Acromitus [details]   

basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source F.S. Cornelius and J. van der Land (eds), updates 2000-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Jarms, G. & Morandini, A.C. (2019). World Atlas of Jellyfish. Dölling und Galitz Verlag, 816p.
page(s): 558-561 [details]   

source of synonymy van der Maaden, H. (1935). Kritische bemerkungen über die beschriebenen Arten der rhizostomeen-gattung Acromitus. <em>Zoologische Mededeelingen.</em> 18: 228-236., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/record/319428
note: Considered all species of Acromitus to be varieties of A. maculosus [details]   

new combination reference Stiasny, G. (1920). Die Scyphomedusen-Sammlung des Naturhistorischen Reichsmuseums in Leiden. III. Rhizostomeae. <em>Zoologische Mededeelingen.</em> 5: 213-230.
page(s): 226; note: Moved to the genus Acromitus [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Width to 20 cm. Bell hemispherical, slightly pointed with smooth to finely granulated surface. Mouth-arms with basal regions joined by membrane, tapering to blunt point. Length about equal to bell diameter, with many short lateral filaments and a long terminal filament (about 2/3 mouth-arm length). In some specimens filaments missing. Near-white bell with or without irregular dar (rd) brown spots, especially peripherally. Habitat: coastal, sometimes in brackish or silty waters. Distribution: W Indian Ocean to central Pacific Ocean (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Medusa drawing by Maas (1903)
 Medusa drawing by M...
[image from synonym]

medusa drawing by Mayer (1915)
 medusa drawing by M...
[image from synonym]