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.
Habitat description: Benthic.
Consulting taxonomist: Daphne Fautin, University of Kansas.
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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 2019-07-22.