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Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758)

Moon jellyfish

Aurelia aurita

Illes Medes, Spain, 1 meter, 2018, WBN

Aurelia aurita

Irlande, 7 meters, 2006, ML

Image satellite: © Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AeroGRID, IGN, and the GIS User Community.

Données de distribution : Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758) in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-10-24.

Classification

Source : World Register of Marine Species


Biota (Superdomain)
Animalia (Kingdom)
Cnidaria (Phylum)
Scyphozoa (Class)
Discomedusae (Subclass)
Semaeostomeae (Order)
Ulmaridae (Family)
Aureliinae (Subfamily)
Aurelia (Genus)
Aurelia aurita (Species)

Authors

Text : © 2007 - 2020.

Photos : © Wilfried Bay-Nouailhat, Maurice Loir. Published with their kind permission.
Websites and reference works : Consult bibliography

Image satellite: © Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AeroGRID, IGN, and the GIS User Community.

Données de distribution : Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758) in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-10-24.

How to cite this page

In writing, June 2007, Description of Aurelia aurita, [On line] http://european-marine-life.org/05/aurelia-aurita.php, consulted on 2020 October 24.

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