Hormathiidae

Author: Carlgren, 1932

Description

General: Usually orange; the mouth and tentacles rest on a thick, knobbed column, vs. a thin column as seen in the genus Actinoscyphia (the fly trap anemone). Can often been observed in a "flytrap" position.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Daphne Fautin, University of Kansas.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Hormathiidae (Carlgren, 1932) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Hormathiidae. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2019-05-21.
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