Specimen Information

Craspedacusta sowerbyi
Craspedacusta sowerbyi
(freshwater jellyfish)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID1468136
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyFayette
Locality[Kaskaskia River at] Vandalia, IL
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140202
Map
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Collection Year1936
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31653
Author:Van Cleave, H.J.
Date:1936
Title:Fresh-water jellyfish in Illinois
Journal:Science.
Volume:83:433
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30026
Author:Walley, H.D.
Date:1972
Title:The fresh-water jellyfish, Craspedacusta sowerbyi in Illinois
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois Academy of Science
Volume:65
Pages:80-81
CommentsWalley cites Van Cleave 1936
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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