Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468138
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyVermilion
LocalitySunset Pond, 1.5 miles SE of Oakwood, IL
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number05120109
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year1952
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusunknown
Reference 1
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 Moore, 1954
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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