WoRMS taxon details

Edwardsia elegans Verrill, 1869

158235  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158235)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Distribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina  
Distribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina [details]
Daly, M.; Fautin, D. (2018). World List of Actiniaria. Edwardsia elegans Verrill, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158235 on 2018-05-25
Date
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2005-05-25 10:44:50Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2009-09-15 08:51:01Z
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2015-10-13 10:34:41Z
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basis of record Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. (1984). Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.  [details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Sebens, K.P. 1998. Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States. Anthozoa, Actinaria, Corallimorparia, Ceriantharia, and Zoanthidea. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 141. 68 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source den Hartog, J. C. & van der Land, J. (2000-2007). As a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/Hexacoral/Anemone2/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofEdwardsia elegans var. picta Verrill, 1922) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/Hexacoral/Anemone2/ [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet Generally, anthozoans are primarly carnivorous which prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp. [details]

Distribution Bay of Fundy to South Carolina [details]

Habitat shelf [details]

Habitat burrowing in sandy, muddy habitats [details]

Reproduction reproduce asexually through longitudinal fission and sexually (protandric hermaphrodites) [details]

Type specimen type specimen from Bay of Fundy [details]
 

LanguageName 
English elegant burrowing anemone  [details]