- Medusa palliata Bohadsch 1761
- Sagartia paguri Verrill 1869
- Adamsia sociabilis Verrill 1882
CharacteristicsHormathiidae with very wide base forming a cuticle which may project beyond the mouth of the shell to which it is fastened. Column smooth, provided with cinclides, sometimes situated on slight elevations. Sphincter well developed, mesogloeal. Tentacles in several cycles, never long. Two siphonoglyphs and two pairs of directives. 12 pairs of perfect and sterile mesenteries. Mesenteries more numerous at the margin than at the limbus. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors. The species of this genus live in symbiosis with hermit crabs in such a way that their mouth is always situated beneath that of the hermit crab.
Carlgren, O. 1949. A Survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakadamiens Handlingar, series 4, volume 1, number 1.
About This PageThe information provided on this page is based on Oscar Carlgren's 1949 catalog.
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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date. An update of the catalog is currently under preparation in Daphne Fautin's laboratory, and the results of this work will be incorporated in future versions of this page.
Keyboarding of Carlgren's catalog was done as part of a project to create an electronic database of the sea anemones of the world, funded by NSF Grant DEB9521819, awarded to Daphne G. Fautin. This grant is in the program Partnerships to Enhance Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET). Susanne Hauswaldt, Katherine Pearson, and April Wakefield-Pagels contributed to the keyboarding effort.
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