- Phytocoetes chilkaea Annandale 1915
- Halianthus limnicola Annandale 1915
CharacteristicsHalcampidae with no distinct external differentiation of capitulum, scapus and physa. Aboral end rounded, physa-like, at least sometimes without stinging warts. Other parts of the column, except the region of the upper sphincter, with longitudinal rows of stinging warts, which in the lower part are more scattered. 2 mesogloeal sphincters, the one close to the base of the tentacles, the other in the upper region of the column. Tentacles 12 or more, in the contracted state short, but stout and cylindrical. 2 siphonoglyphs and 2 pairs of directives. 6 pairs of macrocnemes, at least 8 mesenteries fertile, microcnemes weak. Retractors of the macrocnemes strong, restricted. Parietal muscles very weak. Cnidom: unknown.
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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