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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia gigas Gershwin, 2014 
AphiaID: 814801

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCubozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarybdeida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlatinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia gigas (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia Gershwin, 2014
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia Gershwin, 2014
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia gigas Gershwin, 2014
Source  original description Gershwin, L-A. (2014). Two new species of box jellies (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida) from the central coast of Western Australia, both presumed to cause Irukandji syndrome. Records of the Western Australian Museum. 29: 10-19. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Dirk Hartog Island [details]
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype WAM Z27970 [details]
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name, gigas, is in reference to the enormous size of this species. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Keesingia gigas in Mastigophora
Keesingia gigas in Mas...
Keesingia gigas in Mastigophora
Keesingia gigas in Mas...
Keesingia gigas lateral
Keesingia gigas lateral
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:814801
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2014-08-09 16:08:16Z  created  Collins, Allen G.
  
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  Citation: Collins, Allen G. (2014). Keesingia gigas Gershwin, 2014. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=814801 on 2017-09-22
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