WoRMS taxon details

Keesingia 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] 
Holotype  WAM Z27970  
Holotype WAM Z27970 [details]
Type locality contained in Dirk Hartog Island  
type locality contained in Dirk Hartog Island [details]
Etymology The species name, gigas, is in reference to the enormous size of this species.  
Etymology The species name, gigas, is in reference to the enormous size of this species. [details]
Collins, A.G.; Jarms, G. (2018). World List of Cubozoa. Keesingia gigas Gershwin, 2014. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=814801 on 2018-05-25
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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 
 

Holotype WAM Z27970 [details]
From other sources
Etymology The species name, gigas, is in reference to the enormous size of this species. [details]