BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

SCYPHOZOA (jellyfish)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

RHIZOSTOMEAE (an order of jellyfish) Order
RHIZOSTOMATIDAE Cuvier, 1799 (a family of jellyfish) Family
Rhizostoma pulmo (Macri, 1778) (Barrel Jellyfish, Rootmouth Jellyfish (Or "Dustbin-lid"))
Dead jellyfish, washed up on sand - top view
Species
SEMAEOSTOMEAE (an order of jellyfish) Order
CYANEIDAE (a family of coelenterates) Family
Cyanea capillata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lion's Mane Jellyfish)
Washed up jellyfish
Species
PELAGIIDAE (a family of jellyfish) Family
Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767) (Compass Jellyfish)
Dead, washed up on sand
Species
ULMARIDAE (a family of jellyfish) Family
Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758) (Moon Jellyfish)
Top view
Species
Unidentified Scyphozoa (Unidentified Jellyfish)
Swimming in shallow water
Unidentified

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Apstein, C. & Brandt, K.A.H. (eds), 1911 Craspedote Medusen
Forbes, E., 1848 A monograph of the British naked-eyed Medusæ with figures of all the species
British Marine Life Pictures: http://www.britishmarinelifepictures.co.uk/gallery.html British Marine Life Pictures

SCYPHOZOA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
CNIDARIA
(hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)
Creative Commons Licence
Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales Licence.