Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155148
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalitySherman Park (pond)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSouth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC12 Number071200030107
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13166
Author:Peard, T., and M. Thorn.
Date:1999
Title:Freshwater Jellyfish!.
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Pages:25
Commentsseen and reported to Dr. Peard's website, not collected
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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