Scientists aim to describe a single 'tree of life' that reflects the evolutionary relationships of living things. However, evolutionary relationships are a matter of ongoing discovery, and there are different opinions about how living things should be grouped and named. EOL reflects these differences by supporting several different scientific 'classifications'. Some species have been named more than once. Such duplicates are listed under synonyms. EOL also provides support for common names which may vary across regions as well as languages.

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Preferred marks the preferred classification for this taxon.

Recognized By Rank Classification
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013
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Species Import
AquaMaps Resource
BHL: BioDivLibrary's photostream
  • Chrysaora hysoscella
BioImages resource Species
DiscoverLife map resource
  • Chrysaora hysoscella
Dutch Marine and Coastal Species Encyclopedia
  • Chrysaora hysoscella
EOL Group on Flickr
EOL Group on Flickr
  • Chrysaora hysoscella
Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland Resource
Animal Diversity Web Descriptions
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
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Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Species
MarLIN resource
OBIS Environmental Information
  • Chrysaora hysoscella (Linnaeus, 1767)
OBIS depth range resource
Monthly ARKive text import
World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS)
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Wikimedia Commons
iSpot links Species
  • Chrysaora hysoscella


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