Malo

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Carybdeida 

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

Familia: Carukiidae
Genus: Malo
Species (4): M. bella – M. filipina – M. kingi – M. maximus

Name[edit]

Malo Gershwin, 2005: 9

  • Type species: Malo maximus Gershwin, 2005, by original designation

References[edit]

  • Gershwin, L.-A. 2005. Two new species of jellyfishes (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida) from tropical Western Australia, presumed to cause Irukandji Syndrome. Zootaxa 1084: 1–30. Abstract & excerpt
  • Gershwin, L.-A. 2007. Malo kingi: A new species of Irukandji jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida), possibly lethal to humans, from Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa 1659: 55–68. Abstract & excerpt
  • Bentlage & Lewis 2012. An illustrated key and synopsis of the families and genera of carybdeid box jellyfishes (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida), with emphasis on the “Irukandji family” (Carukiidae). Journal of Natural History, 46: 2595–2620