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Halcampella minuta Stimpson 1856

Please note: Entries in the above species list are the original binomina of species according to Carlgren's 1949 catalog. Nomenclatorial inconsistencies need to be resolved in a future revision of this genus (see below).
Containing group: Haloclavidae


Haloclavidae with elongate body and rounded proximal end. Column indistinctly divisible into regions, in its upper part with 20 longitudinal rows of ampullaceous papillae. No sphincter. Tentacles 20 hemispherically swollen at the apex forming strong nematocyst batteries, acrospheres. Inner tentacles shorter than the outer ones. A single well-developed, ventral siphonoglyph without conchula. 10 pairs of mesenteries (6 pairs of the first cycle and 4 of the second, in the lateral and ventrolateral exocoels) all perfect and fertile. Retractors strong, more or less reniform. Parietal muscles well developed. Cnidom: basitrichs and traces of spirocysts.

Other Names for Halcampella minuta Stimpson 1856


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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The information provided on this page is based on Oscar Carlgren's 1949 catalog.
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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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Tree of Life Web Project. 2000. Haloclava. Halcampella minuta Stimpson 1856. Version 01 January 2000 (temporary). http://tolweb.org/Halcampella_minuta/17912/2000.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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