- Andwakia mirabilis Danielssen 1890
- Andwakia parva Carlgren 1940
- Andwakia boniensis Carlgren 1943
- Andwakia insignis Carlgren 1949
CharacteristicsAndwakiidae with the column divisible into physa, scapus and capitulum. Physa small, sometimes flattened. Scapus with tenaculi. Capitulum without spirocysts. Sphincter elongate, mesogloeal, usually very strong. Tentacles more than 12. Mesenteries divisible into macro- and microcnemes sometimes, however, indistinctly so, in as much as the oldest microcnemes may have the cnidoglandular tract of a filament and acontia. The same number of mesenteries distally and proximally. 5-6 perfect and fertile pairs of mesenteries with very strong restricted (reniform) to circumscribed retractors. Microcnemes without retractors. Acontia usually few in number. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors, microbasic amastigophors.
Carlgren, O. 1949. A Survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakadamiens Handlingar, series 4, volume 1, number 1.
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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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