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Phyllorhiza punctata


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lexID:
4981 
AphiaID:
135298 
Scientific:
Phyllorhiza punctata 
German:
Gepunktete Wurzelmundqualle 
English:
Australian Spotted Jellyfish 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Rhizostomeae (Order) > Mastigiidae (Family) > Phyllorhiza (Genus) > punctata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lendenfeld, 1884 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Australien, Brasilien, Canada, Filippinerne, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Mexikanske golf, Middelhavet, Sydamerika, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 60cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Copepods, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-01-10 14:28:08 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Phyllorhiza punctata has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Phyllorhiza punctata in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Phyllorhiza punctata. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Husbandry

von Lendenfeld, 1884

Biology:
Special thanks for the foto to DeJong MarineLife!

Distribution
Indo-Pacific, Western Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Biology:
Swims near the surface in murky waters near estuaries in harbors and embayments.

Synonymised taxa:
Cotylorhizoides pacificus Light, 1921

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Scyphozoa (Class) > Discomedusae (Subclass) > Rhizostomeae (Order) > Kolpophorae (Suborder) > Mastigiidae (Family) > Phyllorhiza (Genus) > Phyllorhiza punctata (Species)

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