- Actinia annulata Leseur 1817
- Bartholomea werneri Watzl 1922
- Aiptasia sp.? (tagetes) Pax 1910
- Aiptasia lucida Pax 1910
- Aiptasia peruviana Pax 1912
CharacteristicsAiptasiidae with distinct base. Column smooth (or with minute papillae?), with cinclides typically in a horizontal zone near the middle of the body, which may be very long. Margin tentaculate. Sphincter weak, mesogloeal. Oral disc not lobed. Tentacles in more than 2 cycles, their longitudinal muscles ectodermal. They may be long, are not fully retractile, and are provided with spiral or incompletely annular raised band containing batteries of microbasic p-mastigophors and basitrichs, these bands may occur throughout the extent of the tentacle or near the tip only. Perfect mesenteries 6-8 pairs, fertile. Retractors diffuse, sometimes fairly restricted. 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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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