Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID285622
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyWilliamson
LocalityDevil's Kitchen Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Muddy
HUC8 Number07140106
HUC10 NameCrab Orchard Creek
HUC10 Number0714010608
HUC12 NameGrassy Creek
HUC12 Number071401060804
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Comments"No picture. I did take the specimen to the DNR visitors center for them to look at. It was at Devils Kitchen Lake."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2020].

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