Malo is a genus of box jellies. It contains four species. Malo kingi and Malo maximus (previously Malo maxima, corrected for gender) were described by the Australian marine biologist Lisa-Ann Gershwin in 2007 and 2005, respectively. Both species are extremely venomous Irukandji jellyfish. A third, Malo filipina from the Philippines, was described in 2012, and a fourth species from Northern Australia, the smallest of the genus, was described in 2014 and named M. bella.
- Gershwin, L. (2007). Malo kingi: A new species of Irukandji jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida), possibly lethal to humans, from Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa 1659 55-68.
- Bentlage, Bastian; Lewis, Cheryl (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 (41-42): 2595–2620. doi:10.1080/00222933.2012.717645.
- Gershwin, L. (2014). "Two new species of box jellies (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida) from the central coast of Western Australia, both presumed to cause Irukandji syndrome" (PDF). Records of the Western Australian Museum 21 (1): 10–19. Retrieved 2015-04-22.
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