For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Cassiopea - Upside-down Jellyfish

They are commonly found in tropical waters and inhibit sandy floors and beds of sea grass.

Their stings, although mild, appear in the form of a red rash-like skin irritation and are notorious for being extremely itchy.

1 comment:

Andrea said...

They are really beautiful animals.
(animals? yes I think they are)