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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematostella vectensis Stephenson, 1935 
AphiaID: 100906

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActiniaria (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNynantheae (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAthenaria (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEdwardsiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematostella (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematostella Stephenson, 1935
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematostella pellucida (Synonym)
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; den Hartog, J.H. (2001). Actiniaria, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 106-109 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarlet seanemoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarlet sea anemoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarlet anemone  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMinas Basin [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (269563 nucleotides; 50369 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Generally, anthozoans are primarly carnivorous which prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution European arctic to Cape Cod.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat burrowing in sandy, muddy habitats [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction reproduce asexually through longitudinal fission and sexually (protandric hermaphrodites) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:100906
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-28 06:47:01Z  changed  Decock, Wim
2009-09-15 08:51:01Z  checked  Fautin, Daphne
  
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  Citation: Fautin, D. (2014). Nematostella vectensis Stephenson, 1935. In: Fautin, Daphne G. 2011. Hexacorallians of the World. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=100906 on 2014-09-19
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