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n. pl.1.(Zool.) Same as Anthozoa.
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Hidden among sea anemones: The first comprehensive phylogenetic reconstruction of the order Actiniaria (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia) reveals a novel group of hexacorals.
The biology and ecology of black corals (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Antipatharia).
coerulea is its blue, hard, crystalline aragonite skeleton, because Heliopora is more closely related to soft coral species (Octocorallia) than to hard coral species (Hexacorallia).
Zoanthids (Class Anthozoa, Subclass Hexacorallia, Order Zoanthidia [colonial anemones]) are common in home aquariums.
Instead, the researchers placed it in a newly created order -- a classification equal to carnivoria in mammals or crocodilia in reptiles -- under the sub-class Hexacorallia, which includes stony corals, anemones, and black corals.
According to the inhabitants surveyed in this study, sea sponges and other sessile marine organisms from different taxa, such as cnidarians (subclasses Octocorallia and Hexacorallia) and seaweed, are grouped together into a single semantic domain designated as 'slime' due to their remarkable morphological characters and the perception regarding their ontogeny, morphology and ecological traits, mainly the habitat.
Do the hexacorallia operate or contain the process of erosion?
The corals themselves are further divided into the Octocorallia and the Hexacorallia. Members of the first group have eight feathered tentacles, whereas the second have six simple tentacles or multiples thereof.
Sea plumes V Gorgonacea Unidentified soft corals V Hexacorallia Acropora palmata Elkhorn coral Sn Diploria sp.
In contrast, in Hexacorallia, the sister class of Octocorallia, the free edge of the mesenteries is expanded into unilobed or trilobed mesenterial filaments, which typically feature gland cells and cnidae (Daly et al., 2003; Jahnel et al., 2014).
X Native Hincks, 1880 Bryozoa Stenolaemata Cyclostomata Crisiidae Crisia X X X Native Johnston, pseudosolena 1838 (Marcus, 1937) Cnidaria Anthozoa Hexacorallia Actiniaria Actiniidae Bunodosoma X X Native Gosse 1858 caissarum Correa in Belem, 1987 Cnidaria Anthozoa Hexacorallia Scleractinia Rhizangiidae Astrangia sp.