Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468142
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyDeKalb
LocalitySmall gravel quarry 5 miles SW of DeKalb, Illinois
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKishwaukee
HUC8 Number07090006
Map
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Collection Day5
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
CommentsOnly "a few specimens were noted at the site", and 12 were collected; deposited in Walley private collection and N. Illinois University Invertebrate Collection
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWalley, H.D.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12


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