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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEdwardsia elegans Verrill, 1869 
AphiaID: 158235

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 editorEdwardsia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEdwardsia Quatrefages, 1842
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelegant burrowing anemone  [details]
Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBliss Island Point [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDeer Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMinister's Island [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (35 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
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 Bay of Fundy to South Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shelf [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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType specimen type specimen from Bay of Fundy [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158235
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-25 10:44:50Z  created  Claus, Simon
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2009-09-15 08:51:01Z  checked  Fautin, Daphne
  
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  Citation: Fautin, D. (2014). Edwardsia elegans Verrill, 1869. 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=158235 on 2014-10-02
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