Chiropsalmus

Chiropsalmus
A genus of the invertebrate phylum Cnidaria that includes the sea wasp.
- C. quadrumanus the sea wasp, the most venomous jellyfish inhabiting the waters surrounding the United States. SEE ALSO: jellyfish. SYN: box jelly, sea wasp.

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Chi·ro·psal·mus (ki″rə-sahlґməs) a genus of cubomedusan jellyfish. C. quadraґtus Haeckel is a species of sea wasp found in the Philippines whose sting can be deadly.

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