Stomolophus

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Stomolophus is a genus of true jellyfish from the West Atlantic and Pacific.[1] It is the only genus in the monotypic family Stomolophidae. Formerly, Nomura's jellyfish (Nemopilema nomurai) was also included in this genus, but has now been reclassified to the family Rhizostomatidae.[2]

Stomolophus
Stomolophus meleagris.jpg
Stomolophus meleagris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order: Rhizostomeae
Suborder: Daktyliophorae
Family: Stomolophidae
Haeckel, 1880
Genus: Stomolophus
Agassiz, 1862
Species

2 species, see text

SpeciesEdit

According to the World Register of Marine Species, Stomolophus includes two species:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stopmolophidae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 3 August 2012.
  2. ^ Omori; and Kitamura (2004). Taxonomic review of three Japanese species of edible jellyfish (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae). Plankton Biol. Ecol. 51(1): 36–51.
  3. ^ "Stomolophus". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 3 August 2012.