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Temporal range: Latest Precambrian—Recent[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Subphylum: Medusozoa
Class: Staurozoa
Marques & Collins, 2004

Staurozoa is a class of jellyfishes. It has one extant order and one extinct order.[2]


  1. ^ Liu, A. G.; Matthews, J. J.; Menon, L. R.; McIlroy, D.; Brasier, M. D. (22 October 2014). "Haootia quadriformis n. gen., n. sp., interpreted as a muscular cnidarian impression from the Late Ediacaran period (approx. 560 Ma)". Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281 (1793): 20141202. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.1202. PMC 4173675Freely accessible. PMID 25165764. 
  2. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Staurozoa". Retrieved 2018-03-21.