Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617543
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyMontgomery
LocalityLitchfield, IL., Private Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameShoal
HUC8 Number07140203
HUC10 NameWest Fork Shoal Creek
HUC10 Number0714020301
HUC12 NameShop Creek
HUC12 Number071402030103
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on waterfowl | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/21/2019].

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