Aurelia aurita (Linnaeus, 1758)
Body clear, often with purple canals and tentacles.
Umbrella flattened; the center of the subumbrella carries a mouth proboscis with 4 long feeding tentacles. The edge of the disk carries numerous short tentacles and 8 rhopalia. Canals of the gastric system are branched, often with anastamosi.
Diameter up to 30-40 mm.
- Aurelia coerulea von Lendenfeld 1884 (synonym)