Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156573
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StatePA
CountyDauphin
Localitybrownstone quarry, Hummelstown
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Swatara
HUC8 Number02050305
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
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
Commentscollected, id confirmed by Dr. Terry Peard of Indiana U. of Penn.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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