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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Scyphozoa (class)  »  Rhizostomeae (order)  »  Mastigiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 140902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Mastigias spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 140 Mastigiidae (jellyfish) - show full list
Common Name: [a jellyfish]
Organism Type: a jellyfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 140000     Mastigiidae
Child Codes: 11 140003     Mastigias andersoni
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-11-22
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
De Souza, M.R., Dawson, M.N., 2018. Redescription of Mastigias papua (Scyphozoa, Rhyizostomeae) with designation of a neotype and recognition of two additional species., Zootaxa, Vol. 4457(4): 520-536. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4457.4.2
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