WoRMS taxon details

Mesacmaea laevis (Verrill, 1864)

158250  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158250)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Distribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy  
Distribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy [details]
Daly, M.; Fautin, D. (2018). World List of Actiniaria. Mesacmaea laevis (Verrill, 1864). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158250 on 2018-05-24
Date
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2005-05-25 10:44:50Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2009-09-14 12:31:43Z
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2015-10-13 10:34:41Z
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basis of record 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 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  (ofIyanthus laevis Verrill, 1864) Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofIlyanthus laevis Verrill, 1864) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/Hexacoral/Anemone2/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofIlyanthus levis) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/Hexacoral/Anemone2/ [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 Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy [details]

Habitat sandy, muddy, or rocky habitats; also may attached themselves to hard parts or products of other organisms (shells) [details]

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