Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468141
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyLa Salle
LocalityQuarry at Sheridan Rod and Gun Club, 1.5 N of Sheridan, Illinois, Fox River Drainage
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Fox
HUC8 Number07120007
HUC10 NameRoods Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000706
HUC12 NameMission Creek-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200070605
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year1966
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
CommentsQuarry revisited and sampled by author after sightings by Mr. Ivan Sams a month earlier; many specimens visible in quarry; deposited in Walley private collection and N. Illinois University Invertebrate Collection
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWalley, H.D.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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