- Paraphelliactis spinosa Carlgren 1928
- Paraphelliactis michaelsarsi Carlgren 1934
CharacteristicsHormathiidae with well developed base. Column divisible into scapus and scapulus, the former strongly tuberculated and provided with a thick cuticle. Sphincter mesogloeal. Tentacles arranged in more than 5 cycles, probably more numerous than the mesenteries at the base, without or with mesogloeal thickenings on the aboral side. Radial muscles of oral disc not weaker in the parts corresponding to the stronger endocoels than in other places. 2 well developed siphonoglyphs. Pairs of mesenteries more than 48, 6 pairs perfect and sterile, 2 pairs of directives. Retractors of mesenteries strongest in the distal part, diffuse, band-like. Parietobasilar muscles weak. Acontia well developed. Cnidom: spirocysts, basitrichs, microbasic p-mastigophors.
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Please note that Carlgren's text contains a number of errors, and much of the information is now out of date.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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