Radiate Phyla II. Chapter 7. Class Cubozoa: Sea wasps and box jellyfish About 3 dozen species almost all are tropical. medusa & polyp body forms thick mesoglea. Unfrilled bell margin drawn inward to form a velum-like structure. Cubozoan Sensory Structures.
medusa & polyp body forms
Sensory structures called rhopalia.
cubozoans have eyes.
The larger regions actually contain lenses, corneas, and retinas.
Stings have been recorded from Australia, and a similar syndrome has been described elsewhere in the Pacific.
Every summer, more than sixty people are hospitalized with this potentially fatal syndrome.