- Epiphellia anneae Carlgren 1949
- Epiphellia elongata Carlgren 1949
- Epiphellia australis Carlgren 1949
- Phellia browni Willsmore 1911
- Phellia capitata Bourne 1918
CharacteristicsIsophelliidae with small base. Column elongate, divisible into scapus and scapulus, the former with tenaculi, probably without cinclides. Sphincter mesogloeal, elongate, usually strong. Longitudinal muscles of tentacles and radial muscles of oral disc ectodermal. 2 distinct siphonoglyphs and 2 pairs of directives. No more mesenteries distally than proximally. 6 pairs of macrocnemes, microcnemes recalling the parietal part of the macrocnemes. Retractors of the macrocnemes strongly restricted to circumscribed, very strong. Parietal muscles of the microcnemes which may be provided with filaments and acontia, strong. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors, microbasic amastigophors.
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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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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