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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]

Species

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

References

  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.
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Stomolophus: Brief Summary

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Stomolophus is a genus of true jellyfish from the West Atlantic and Pacific. 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.

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