CharacteristicsBathyphelliidae with broad pedal disc. Column divisible into scapus and scapulus, the former with tenaculi and cinclides at the limbus. Sphincter strong, mesogloeal. Tentacles not numerous, hexamerously arranged, the same in number as the mesenteries. Two siphonoglyphs and 2 pairs of directives. Perfect pairs of mesenteries 12, provided with filaments, a third cycle without filaments. At least the mesenteries of the first cycle fertile. Retractors diffuse but strong. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors.
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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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