WoRMS taxon details

Mawia Avian, Ramšak, Tirelli, D'Ambra & Malej, 2016

987160  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:987160)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Avian, M.; Ramšak, A.; Tirelli, V.; D'ambra, I.; Malej, A. (2016). Redescription of Pelagia benovici into a new jellyfish genus, Mawia, gen. nov., and its phylogenetic position within Pelagiidae (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Semaeostomeae). <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 30(6), 523-546., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/IS16010 [details]   
Collins, A. G.; Jarms, G.; Morandini, A. C. (2020). World List of Scyphozoa. Mawia Avian, Ramšak, Tirelli, D'Ambra & Malej, 2016. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=987160 on 2020-06-01
Date
action
by
2017-03-23 20:11:04Z
created
2017-03-27 10:29:55Z
changed
2019-12-15 13:43:20Z
changed

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original description Avian, M.; Ramšak, A.; Tirelli, V.; D'ambra, I.; Malej, A. (2016). Redescription of Pelagia benovici into a new jellyfish genus, Mawia, gen. nov., and its phylogenetic position within Pelagiidae (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Semaeostomeae). <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 30(6), 523-546., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/IS16010 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis "A pelagiid with marginal tentacles without mesogleal folds, or adaxial furrow, or thickenings; basal pillars Y-shaped, slight, lateral distal branches short, slightly curved inwards, single arch cross-section, proximal portion thicker, right triangle-shaped from a lateral view; horseshoe-shaped gonads, simple folded ribbon-like, with concavity facing the manubrium, slightly protruding; covered by nematocyst warts; subgenital pouch – wide flat area, leaf clover-shaped, gonad folds slightly protruding in the distal area; exumbrellar sensory pit shallow, ovoidal, longitudinal section as a right triangle, with the minor cathetus (facing outwards) ~1/3 of the larger cathetus, the distal edge emphasised by nematocyst warts, of glass-like transparency." from Avian et al. 2016 [details]
 



two medusae
 two medusae
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medusa
 medusa
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medusa with Pelagia noctiluca
 medusa with Pelagia...
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medusa in aquarium
 medusa in aquarium
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Medusa swimming
 Medusa swimming
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adult specimen with gonads
 adult specimen with...
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specimens from trawling
 specimens from traw...
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