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Scyphozoa  Götte, 1887
Taxonomic Serial No.: 51483

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Class  
  Common Name(s): jellyfish [English]
    cup animals
    méduses [French]
    água viva [Portuguese]
    Cifozoa [Portuguese]
    cifozoário [Portuguese]
    meduza [Portuguese]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassScyphozoa Götte, 1887 – jellyfish, cup animals, jellyfishes, méduses, água viva, Cifozoa, cifozoário, meduza  
    Direct Children:  
                Order Coronatae  – crown jellyfish, crown jellyfishes 
                Subclass Discomedusae   

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: méduses[French]   
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: água viva[Portuguese], Cifozoa [Portuguese], cifozoário [Portuguese], meduza [Portuguese]   
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Scyphozoa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scyphozoa, cup animals   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cairns, Stephen D., Dale R. Calder, Anita Brinckmann-Voss, Clovis B. Castro, Daphne G. Fautin,...  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Cnidaria and Ctenophora, Second Edition, 2002   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 28   
  Page(s): xi + 115   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-39-5, 0097-0638  
  Notes: Full author list: Cairns, Stephen D., Dale R. Calder, Anita Brinckmann-Voss, Clovis B. Castro, Daphne G. Fautin, Philip R. Pugh, Claudia E. Mills, Walter C. Jaap, Mary N. Arai, Stephen H. D. Haddock, and Dennis M. Opresko   
  Reference for: Scyphozoa, jellyfish [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Marques, Antonio C., and Allen G. Collins  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cladistic analysis of Medusozoa and cnidarian evolution   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrate Biology, vol. 123, no. 1   
  Page(s): 23-42   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1077-8306   
  Reference for: Scyphozoa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Raymond C.  
  Publication Date: 1956   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Part F: Coelenterata   
  Page(s): xx + F1-F498   
  Publisher: Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
  Notes: 1963 reprint edition. Separately authored chapters may include original descriptions   
  Reference for: Scyphozoa   

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