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Moon jellyfish at Gota Sagher.JPG
Aurelia aurita
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Scyphozoa
Order: Semaeostomeae
Family: Ulmaridae
Haeckel, 1879

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The Ulmaridae are a family of jellyfish.


In addition to the genera listed below, the genus Phacellophora has traditionally been included in this family, but it is now placed in a separate family, the Phacellophoridae.[1]


  1. ^ Straehler-Pohl, I., C. L. Widmer, and A. C. Morandini (2011). Characterizations of juvenile stages of some semaeostome Scyphozoa (Cnidaria), with recognition of a new family (Phacellophoridae). Zootaxa 2741: 1-37