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Artemidactis victrix Stephenson 1918

Containing group: Sagartiidae


Sagartiidae with well developed, broad base. Wall of the column fairly thin in proportion to the size of the species. Cinclides of the column scattered. Sphincter well developed, mesogloeal. Margin distinct. Tentacles very numerous, small in proportion to the size of the animal, hexamerously arranged. Longitudinal muscles of tentacles and radial muscles of oral disc ectodermal. 2 broad siphonoglyphs. Mesenteries more numerous proximally than distally. Numerous perfect pairs of mesenteries. Muscles of the mesenteries weak, the longitudinal as well as the parietobasilar muscles. Basilar muscles fairly well developed. All mesenteries fertile. Acontia well developed, with large nematocysts. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors, microbasic amastigophors.

Other Names for Artemidactis victrix Stephenson 1918


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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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