- Sagartia schilleriana Stoliczka 1869
- Diadumene cincta Stephenson 1925
- Sagartia leucolena Verrill 1866
- Diadumene kameruniensis Carlgren 1927
- Diadumene neozelandica Carlgren 1924
Diadumene: Diadumenidae with well developed basal disc. Column smooth, divisible into scapus and capitulum which are separated from each other by a collar round the upper margin of the scapus. Scapus with cinclides. Margin of capitulum tentaculate. Sometimes the collar smoothes away when the body is fully extended. No distinct sphincter. Tentacles long, numerous, more or less regularly arranged not or imperfectly retractile. Some or all of the inner tentacles are typically thicker than the other tentacles, and form catch-tentacles containing, among other nematocysts, atrichs and holotrichs. In some individuals, however, these special tentacles may be absent. Outer tentacles sometimes with macrobasic amastigophors. Six or a few more perfect pairs of mesenteries. Mesenteries more numerous above than below. Retractors diffuse, more or less restricted. Parietobasilar and basilar muscles weak. Perfect mesenteries and the stronger imperfect ones fertile. Acontia well developed, with basitrichs and microbasic p-mastigophors. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, atrichs, holotrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors, microbasic and macrobasic amastigophors.
Carlgren, O. 1949. A Survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakadamiens Handlingar, series 4, volume 1, number 1.
Copyright © 1949 Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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