WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKeesingia gigas Gershwin, 2014

814801

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:814801

accepted
Species
marine
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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  WAM Z27970  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype WAM Z27970 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Dirk Hartog Island  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Dirk Hartog Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name, gigas, is in reference to...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology The species name, gigas, is in reference to the enormous size of this species. [details]
Collins, Allen G. (2014). Keesingia gigas Gershwin, 2014. In: Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2017). World list of Cubozoa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=814801 on 2017-11-20

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2014-08-09 16:08:16Z
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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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype WAM Z27970 [details]
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]