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Subspecies Heterocyathus aequicostatus parasiticus Semper, 1872. Heterocyathus aequicostatus Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848 type species. Subspecies Heterocyathus aequicostatus delicatus Sakakura, 1935. Heterocyathus pulchellus Rehberg, 1892. Hete ...



Species in the genus include: Heteropolypus japonicus Nutting, 1912. Heteropolypus insolitus Tixier-Durivault, 1964. Heteropolypus ritteri Nutting, 1909. Heteropolypus sol Molodtsova, 2013. Heteropolypus steenstrupi Wright & Studer, 1889.



The World Register of Marine Species lists the following species: Heteroxenia lighti Roxas, 1933. Heteroxenia pinnata Roxas, 1933. Heteroxenia minuta Roxas, 1933. Heteroxenia medioensis Roxas, 1933. Heteroxenia palmae Roxas, 1933. Heteroxenia rig ...



According to World Register of Marine Species: Hydnophora exesa Pallas, 1766. Hydnophora rigida Dana, 1846. Hydnophora bonsai Veron, 1990. Hydnophora grandis Gardiner, 1904. Hydnophora pilosa Veron, 1985. Hydnophora microconos Lamarck, 1816.


Isis hippuris

Isis hippuris is a species of bamboo coral found in the Western Pacific Ocean. It produces hippuristanol, a molecule with apparent anti-cancer functions.



Klyxum is a genus of animals in the family Alcyoniidae. They are commonly called cauliflower colt coral, or simply colt coral. These common names can also refer to the related genus Cladiella.



Lanthanocephalus is a monotypic genus of coral in the subclassis Octocorallia. Lanthanocephalus clandestinus is the only species described, and is endemic to South Africa.



Leptogorgia is a genus of soft coral in the family Gorgoniidae. The genus has a widespread distribution with members being found in the eastern Atlantic Ocean from Western Europe to South Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic coasts of Nort ...



Lithotelestidae is a family of coral in the order Helioporacea. It was erected in 1977 by Frederick Bayer and Katherine Muzik. It is characterized by a crystalline aragonite skeleton formed by stolons and calices, cylindrical calices with seconda ...


Lobophyllia rowleyensis

Lobophyllia rowleyensis is a species of large polyp stony corals. The coral has a number of different color variations with the largest variety found in the northern part of its range near Indonesia.



Muricellisis is a genus of deep-sea bamboo coral in the family Isididae, containing two species: Muricellisis echinata Kukenthal, 1915. Muricellisis cervicornis Thomson & Dean, 1931.



Oxypora is a genus of large polyp stony corals. Members of this genus are colonial corals and are generally foliaceous, usually with very thin leaves. They are native to the Indo-Pacific and are sometimes found in reef aquariums.



The following species were included in the genus as of 2014 according to the World Register of Marine Species: Pachycerianthus nobilis Haddon & Shackleton, 1893. Pachycerianthus longistriatus Carter, 1995. Pachycerianthus insignis Carlgren, 1951. ...



The World Register of Marine Species includes the following genera in this family: Studeriotes Thomson & Simpson, 1909. Ceeceenus van Ofwegen & Benayahu, 2006. Maasella Poche, 1914. (Поче Maasella, 1914) Dimorphophyton Williams, 2000. (Dimorphoph ...


Parisis (genus)

Species in this genus include: Parisis poindimia Grasshoff, 1999. Parisis fruticosa Verrill, 1864. Parisis minor Wright & Studer, 1889. Parisis laxa Verrill, 1865. Parisis australis Wright & Studer, 1889.



Peltastisis is a genus of deep-sea bamboo coral in the family Isididae. There are two species recognized: Peltastisis cornuta Nutting, 1910. Peltastisis uniserialis Nutting, 1910.



The World Register of Marine Species includes the following species in the genus: Pourtalosmilia conferta Cairns, 1978. Pourtalosmilia anthophyllites Ellis & Solander, 1786.



Species in the genus include: Pseudactinia varia Carlgren, 1938. Pseudactinia infecunda McMurrich, 1893. Pseudactinia flagellifera Drayton in Dana, 1846. Pseudactinia plettenbergensis Carlgren, 1928.



There are two species recognized in the genus: Ptychodactis aleutiensis Eash-Loucks, Jewett, Fautin, Hoberg & Chenelot, 2010. Ptychodactis patula Appellof, 1893.


Pulsating xenid

The polyps of Heteroxenia fuscescens grow to form large clumping colonies up to 60 centimetres 24 in across. Its polyp stalks are approximately 5 centimetres 2.0 in long, each stalk ending in a ring of large feathery pinnate tentacles, eight per ...


Sarcophyton (coral)

The following species currently are classified in the genus Sarcophyton: Sarcophyton roseum Pratt, 1903. Sarcophyton flexuosum Tixier-Durivault, 1966. Sarcophyton ehrenbergi v. Marenzeller, 1886. Sarcophyton acutum Tixier-Durivault, 1970. Sarcoph ...



There are nine recognised families in this suborder and over thirty genera, with four families containing some deep-water species and two families Paragorgiidae and Parisididae being exclusively deep water. Families and genera in this suborder in ...



The World Register of Marine Species includes the following species in the genus: Scolymia wellsii Laborel, 1967. Scolymia cubensis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Scolymia lacera Pallas, 1766.



Sinularia is a genus of soft coral in the family Alcyoniidae. They are commonly known as leather corals and currently have 166 described species in the genus.


Sinularia flexibilis

Sinularia flexibilis is a species of soft coral in the family Alcyoniidae. It is known commonly as the spaghetti finger leather coral. This species is widespread throughout the western Pacific and eastern Indian Oceans. It is usually found in lar ...



Siphonodendron is an extinct genus of colonial rugose corals common during the Carboniferous period. In fossil form it now appears as a white or brown mass of short spaghetti-like threads, usually flattened during distortion of the embedding lime ...



The World Register of Marine Species includes the following species in the genus: Solenosmilia australis Cairns & Polonio, 2013. Solenosmilia variabilis Duncan, 1873.



Stolonifera is a suborder of soft corals in the order Alcyonacea. Members of this taxon are characterised by having separate polyps budding off an encrusting horizontal, branching stolon. The skeletons include spicules or consists of a horny exte ...



The following species are recognized in the genus Subergorgia: Subergorgia nuttingi Stiasny, 1937. Subergorgia mexicana Koch, 1878. Subergorgia thomsoni Nutting, 1911. Subergorgia patula Ellis & Solander, 1786. Subergorgia suberosa Pallas, 1766. ...


Tube-dwelling anemone

Tube-dwelling anemones or ceriantharians look very similar to sea anemones but belong to an entirely different subclass of anthozoans. They are solitary, living buried in soft sediments. Tube anemones live inside and can withdraw into tubes, whic ...



Urticina is a genus of relatively large and often colorful sea anemones in the family Actiniidae from the North Pacific, North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans.



The World Register of Marine Species includes the following species in the genus: Vaughanella margaritata Jourdan, 1895. Vaughanella concinna Gravier, 1915. Vaughanella oreophila Keller, 1981. Vaughanella multipalifera Cairns, 1995.


Xenia (genus)

Xenia is a genus of photosynthetic soft marine coral in the family Xeniidae. They resemble a mushroom, with "arms" coming out from the top that end in many-fingered "hands". It is unique among corals because of its ability to use its "hands" to " ...



Predatory sea slugs of the genus Phyllodesmium are reported to feed on Xeniidae species. Representatives of this family have been observed to provide shelter to juvenile fish.



Anthoathecata, or the athecate hydroids, are an order of hydrozoans belonging to the phylum Cnidaria. A profusion of alternate scientific names exists for this long-known, heavily discussed, and spectacular group. It has also been called Gymnobla ...



Bougainvillia is a genus of hydroids in the family Bougainvilliidae in the class Hydrazoa. Members of the genus are characterised by having the marginal tentacles of their medusae arranged in four bundles. Some species are solitary and others are ...



Bougainvilliidae is a family of marine hydroids in the class Hydrozoa. Members of the family are found worldwide. There are sixteen accepted genera and about ninety-three species.



The chondrophores or porpitids are a small and very unusual group of hydrozoans classified as the family Porpitidae. Though it derives from an outdated name for this lineage, some still find the term "chondrophore" useful as a synonym to "porpiti ...



Cladonematidae is a small family of anthomedusan hydrozoans. They have stolonal hydroid colonies, and their medusae are benthic and can crawl across the sediment, in many species they have lost the ability to swim however. Several representatives ...


Clava (hydrozoa)

Clava is a monotypic genus of hydrozoans in the family Hydractiniidae. It contains only one accepted species, Clava multicornis. Clava multicornis is a coastal species found on both sides of the North Atlantic. It appears as a pink or red "stems" ...



κορυνε = korune is a Greek word meaning "club" in the sense of "cudgel" or "bludgeon" - in reference to certain club-like organs borne by the animal.



Fire corals are a genus of colonial marine organisms that exhibit physical characteristics similar to that of coral. The name coral is somewhat misleading, as fire corals are not true corals but are instead more closely related to Hydra and other ...



Heterastridium is an extinct genus of marine hydrozoan. It is the only accepted genus in the monotypic family Heterastridiidae. The fossils date from the Upper Triassic. They are mostly discoid or spherical and some forms found in the Karakorum m ...



Hydractinia is a genus of commensal athecate hydroids which belong to the family Hydractiniidae. Hydractinia species mostly live on hermit-crabbed marine gastropod shells. One species, Hydractinia echinata, commonly known as snail fur.



The World Register of Marine Species includes the following genera in the family: Distichozoon Cairns, 2015. (Distichozoon Кернс, 2015) Parahydractinia Xu & Huang, 2006. Stylactis Allman, 1864. (Оллман Stylactis, 1864) Clava Gmelin, 1788. (Клава ...


Millepora platyphylla

Millepora platyphylla is a species of fire coral in the family Milleporidae. It is also known by the common names blade fire coral and plate fire coral. It is found from the Red Sea and East Africa to northern Australia and French Polynesia.


Millepora squarrosa

Millepora squarrosa is a species of fire coral that can be found in the Caribbean Sea as well as in the western Atlantic. They have a smooth surface covered in tiny pores from which polyps protrude. They can reach up to 5 centimeters in height an ...





Similomerona monotypic. (Монотипный Similomerona) Turritopsoides monotypic. (Turritopsoides монотипный) Oceania 6 species. (Океания 6 видов) Merona 5 species. (Мерона 5 видов) Rhizogeton 7 species. (Rhizogeton 7 видов) Corydendrium 11 species. (C ...



Pandeidae is a family of hydroids in the class Hydrozoa. Like other jellyfish there is usually a mature medusa form which is pelagic and reproduces sexually and a hydroid or polyp form which is often benthic and reproduces asexually by budding.

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