Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262245
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountyLenoir
LocalityOld quarry pond, southeast of Kinston, north of the intersection of Neuse Rd. and East New Bern Rd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Neuse
HUC8 Number03020202
HUC10 NameMosley Creek-Neuse River
HUC10 Number0302020203
HUC12 NameYadkin Branch-Neuse River
HUC12 Number030202020303
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18789
Author:Anderson, D.
Date:2009
Title:Local Fisherman Finds Suspected Freswater Jellyfish.
Publisher:Kinstoncom.
Issue:July 17, 2009
CommentsHundreds observed. Two specimens collected. See voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalNC Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 43755
VerifierArthur Bogan, N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedhundreds
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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