A Fresh-water Medusa in England


THE first record of a fresh-water jelly-fish in England was made by Sir Ray Lankester in a letter to NATURE, June 17, 1880. This little jelly-fish was found in the Victoria regia tank of the Botanical Society in Regent's Park, and is most widely known as Limnocodium Sowerbyi. By a deplorable decision of the Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, however, some modern writers have changed the generic name to Craspedacusta.

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HICKSON, S. A Fresh-water Medusa in England. Nature 123, 50 (1929). https://doi.org/10.1038/123050b0

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