Aulactinia verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)

AphiaID: 100815

gem anemone

Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Actiniaria (Order) > Enthemonae (Suborder) > Actinioidea (Superfamily) > Actiniidae (Family)

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OMARE records: 20
OBIS records: 0

Identifying features

  • Verrucae prominent and arranged in up to 48 vertical rows.
  • No acrorhagi present, but verrucae extend on to the parapet.

Conservation Status

Conservation status and major threats


Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBunodactis verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)
Actinea gemmacea
Actinia (Isacmaea) bimaculata Grube, 1840
Actinia gemmacea Ellis & Solander, 1786
Actinia pedunculata Gaertn.
Actinia verrucosa Pennant, 1777
Actinocereus sessilis Gaertner
Bunodactis gemmacea Ellis & Solander
Bunodactis verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)
Bunodes gemmacea Ellis & Solander
Bunodes gemmaceus Ellis
Bunodes verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)
Bunodes verrucosus (Pennant, 1777)
Cereus bimaculatus
Cereus gemmacea
Cereus gemmaceus
Cribrina (Monostemma) verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)
Cribrina gemmacea
Hydra disciflora Gaertner, 1762

International References

additional source Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at [details]

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 [details]

Last update: 08 Oct. 2018
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