Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261488
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateCO
CountyBoulder
LocalityHillcrest Reservoir, also known as Boulder Lake, just east of Boulder
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Vrain
HUC8 Number10190005
HUC10 NameSouth Boulder Creek
HUC10 Number1019000505
HUC12 NameLower South Boulder Creek
HUC12 Number101900050504
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year1955
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14583
Author:Pennak, R.W.
Date:1956
Title:The fresh-water jellyfish Craspedacusta in Colorado with some remarks on its ecolgy and mophological degeneration.
Journal:Transactions of the American Microscopical Society
Volume:75
Pages:324-331
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected40


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