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Aurelia aurita  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 51701

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Aurelia flavidula (Péron and Lesueur, 1810)
    Aurelia dubia
    Medusa aurita Linnaeus, 1758
  Common Name(s): moon jelly [English]
    moon jelly
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anęmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassScyphozoa Götte, 1887 – jellyfish, cup animals, jellyfishes, méduses, água viva, Cifozoa, cifozoário, meduza  
                      FamilyUlmaridae Haeckel, 1880  
                         SubfamilyAureliinae L. Agassiz, 1862  
                            GenusAurelia Lamarck, 1816  
                               SpeciesAurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758) – moon jelly, moon jelly  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: American Fisheries Society, 1991, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: moon jelly   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aurelia aurita   
  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: Aurelia aurita, moon jelly [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kramp, P. L.  
  Publication Date: 1961   
  Article/Chapter Title: Synopsis of the medusae of the world   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, vol. 40   
  Page(s): 1-469   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Aurelia aurita   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Segura-Puertas, Lourdes, Eduardo Suárez-Morales, and Laura Celis  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: A checklist of the Medusae (Hydrozoa, Scyphozoa and Cubozoa) of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 194   
  Page(s): 1-15   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Online edition ISSN is 1175-5334:   
  Reference for: Aurelia aurita   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native & Introduced  
    Mexico, Native  



  Comment: Cairns et al. (2002) Occurrence values: A-P(I)- Ac  



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