Registered 23,234 species  (Collections:374,653; Observations:77,196; Other records:5,958)
Classification : Eukarya - Opisthokonta - Animalia - Cnidaria - Medusozoa - Hydrozoa - Hydroidolina - Anthoathecata - Filifera - Rathkeidae - Rathkea
真核生物ドメイン - Opisthokonta - 動物界 - 刺胞動物門 - Medusozoa亜門 - ヒドロ虫綱 - Hydroidolina亜綱 - Anthoathecata目 - 刺糸亜目 - シミコクラゲ科 - シミコクラゲ属

Species Rathkea octopunctata   (M. Sars, 1835)     シミコクラゲ

Bouillon, J., Gravili, C., Pages, F., Gili, J.-M. and F. Boero (2006) An introduction to Hydrozoa. Memoires du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle Tome 194, Publications Scientifiques du Museum, Paris, 591 pp. 
Japan Oceanographic Data Center (2002) JODC taxonomic code of marine organisms (plankton). 2001 edition. In: Marine Organisms Data, accessed through 
Kubota, S. (1992) Hydrozoa. In: Nishimura, S. (ed.), Guide to Seashore Animals of Japan with Color Pictures and Keys, vol. I. Hoikusha, Osaka, 21-58 (in Japanese). 
Kubota, S. (1997) Order Anthomedusae. In: Chihara, M. & M. Murano (eds.), An illustrated guide to marine plankton in Japan. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, 485-494 (in Japanese). 
Kubota, S. and C. Gravili(2007) A list of hydromedusae (excluding Siphonophora, Milleporidae and Actinulidae) in Japan. Nanki Seibutu, 49(2), 189-204 (in Japanese). 
Minemizu, R., S. Kubota, Y. Hirano and D. Lindsay (2015) A photographic guide to the jellyfishes of Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo, 358pp. (in Japanese).