order Actiniaria


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Noun1.order Actiniaria - sea anemonesorder Actiniaria - sea anemones        
animal order - the order of animals
Actinozoa, Anthozoa, class Actinozoa, class Anthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
sea anemone, anemone - marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton
actinian, actiniarian, actinia - any sea anemone or related animal
Actinia, genus Actinia - a genus of sea anemone common in rock pools
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We assessed global latitudinal distribution in species of sea anemones, which constitute the exclusively marine order Actiniaria (phylum Cnidaria).
Phylum Cnidaria Class Anthozoa Order Actiniaria Family Boloceroididae Bunodeopsis sp.
2003), and morphology of the nematocyst capsule provides the only morphological evidence for monophyly of the hexacorallian order Actiniaria (Reft and Daly, 2012).