Cassiopea frondosa

Super Group: 
Eukaryota
Phylum: 
Cnidaria
Class: 
Scyphozoa
Order: 
Rhizostomeae
Family: 
Cassiopeidae
Genus: 
Cassiopea
Species: 
frondosa
Authority: 
(Pallas, 1774)

Diagnosis

Pallas, 1774 : 120-160 mm wide, no concavity at center of exumbrella; always 12 rhopalia ; 60 short, nearly straight-edged marginal lappets ; mouth-arms 3/4 the length of bell radius ; scattered uniformly between the mouths are 30-40 small, leaf-shaped vesciles. 

Original description

Order Rhizostomeae

Cambridge U Order Rhizostomeae. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Cambridge University Press (CUP),

Observation site(s)

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