Chirodropida

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Chirodropida
Avispa marina.jpg
Chironex sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Cubozoa
Order: Chirodropida
Haeckel, 1880
Families

Chirodropidae Haeckel, 1880
Chiropsalmidae Thiel, 1936

Chirodropida is an order of box jellyfishes. They can be distinguished from other box jellyfish by the presence of branched muscular bases at the corners of their cubic umbrella, and of small saccules associated with the gastric cavity. They typically have multiple tentacles at each corner.

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