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Taxonavigation: Chirodropida 

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

Familia: Chiropsalmidae
Genus: Chiropsalmus
Species (3): C. alipes – C. quadrumanus – ?C. zygonema

Source(s) of checklist:
Checklist based uncritically on


Chiropsalmus Agassiz, 1862: Contr. nat. Hist. Amer., 4: 174.

Selected references[edit]

  • Gershwin, L.-A. 2006: Comments on Chiropsalmus (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Chirodropida): a preliminary revision of the Chiropsalmidae, with descriptions of two new genera and two new species. Zootaxa 1231: 1–42. Abstract & excerpt reference page