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Thysanostoma loriferum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order: Rhizostomeae
Family: Thysanostomatidae
Gegenbaur, 1857
Genus: Thysanostoma
Agassiz, 1862

Thysanostomatidae is a family of true jellyfish from the Indo-Pacific.[1] The first sighting of Thysanostoma loriferum in Hong Kong; extending its known range from the Philippines, the Malay Archipelago, and Hawaii;[2] was from the Hong Kong Jellyfish Citizen Science project and sightings on iNaturalist.[3]


According to the World Register of Marine Species, this family includes one genus, Thysanostoma, with three species:[1]

Source: "Thysanostoma", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 27th),

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  1. ^ a b "Thysanostomatidae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "BioStor-Lite". Retrieved 2022-09-07.
  3. ^ Terenzini, John; Falkenberg, Laura J. (2022-08-04). "First records of the jellyfishes Thysanostoma loriferum (Ehrenberg, 1837) and Netrostoma setouchianum (Kishinouye, 1902) in Hong Kong waters". Check List. 18 (2): 357–362. doi:10.15560/18.2.357. ISSN 1809-127X.
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