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ANTHOZOA Ehrenberg, 1834 (sea anemones and corals)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

HEXACORALLIA Haeckel, 1896 (sea anemones and true corals)
ACTINIARIA (sea anemones), eg: Aulactinia verrucosa (Gem Anemone) - In shallow pool on mid-shore CORALLIMORPHARIA (jewel anemones), eg: Corynactis viridis (Jewel Anemone) - Expanded - top view
Subclass 12 subtaxa 2 ident refs
OCTOCORALLIA (soft corals) Subclass 2 subtaxa  
ALCYONACEA Lamouroux, 1812 (sea fingers) Order 2 subtaxa  
ALCYONIIDAE Lamouroux, 1812 (sea fingers) Family 1 subtaxon  
Alcyonium glomeratum (Hassal, 1843) (Red Sea Fingers, Red Dead Men's Fingers) Species   1 ident refs
GORGONIIDAE Lamouroux, 1812 (a family of coelenterates) Family 1 subtaxon  
Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766) (Pink Sea-fan)
Fresh specimen

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Anthozoa: Anthozoa
British Marine Life Pictures: British Marine Life Pictures
Manuel, R.L., 1981 British Anthozoa
Manuel, R.L., 1988 British Anthozoa (2nd ed.)
Stephenson, T.A., 1928 The British Sea Anemones
Wood, C., 2005 Guide to Sea Anemones and Corals Of Britain and Ireland

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to ANTHOZOA (sea anemones and corals)

ANTHOZOA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(hydroids, jelly fish, sea anemones, jellyfish)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of ANTHOZOA (sea anemones and corals)

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