Carukia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Carybdeida 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Cubozoa
Ordo: Carybdeida

Familia: Carukiidae
Genus: Carukia
Species (2): C. barnesi – C. shinju

Name[edit]

Carukia Southcott, 1967

  • Authority for current placement: Bentlage et al., 2010
    • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
  • Original status: valid genus
  • Type species: Carukia barnesi Southcott, 1967, fixed by original designation [p. 653] [and monotypy]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Southcott, R.V. 1967: Revision of some Carybdeidae (Scyphozoa: Cubomedusae), including a description of the jellyfish responsible for the "Irukandji syndrome". Australian journal of zoology, 15(3): 651–671. DOI: 10.1071/ZO9670651 [653, original description]

Additional references[edit]

  • Bentlage, B.; Cartwright, P.; Yanagihara, A.A.; Lewis, C.; Richards, G.S.; Collins, A.G. 2010: Evolution of box jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa), a group of highly toxic invertebrates. Proceedings of the Royal Society (B), 277(1680): 493–501. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.1707

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