Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links



The suborder Filifera is characterised by polyps with filiform tentacles which do not terminate in knobs. The hydrocorals, family Stylasteridae, secrete calcium carbonate exoskeletons around a network of stolons.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
03-Sep-2018 HYDROZOA Owen, 1843 12-Jul-2017 MODIFIED Dr Narissa Bax
05-Aug-2022 17-Apr-2012 MOVED
05-Aug-2022 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
26-Jul-2011 (import)