Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468143
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyLa Salle
Locality[La Salle Lake at] La Salle County [generating] Station, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameSouth Kickapoo Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000508
HUC12 NameSouth Kickapoo Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050802
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year1967
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
CommentsSpecimens collected, but not seen again in Northern Illinois from time of collection to publication; deposited in Walley private collection and N. Illinois University Invertebrate Collection
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierWalley, H.D.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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