Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468139
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyVermilion
LocalityFairmount, IL
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number05120109
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month9
Collection Year1953
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; town location given, no waterbody given
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected13


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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