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Subclass HEXACORALLIA Haeckel, 1896


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(= Zoantheria) "Corals, anemones and their relatives"
Subclass of colonial and solitary Anthozoa characterised externally by having 12 or more non-pinnate tentacles and internally by having both paired and unpaired mesenteries. This subclass includes the true hard corals, black corals and sea anemones.


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)
05-Aug-2022 13-Aug-2013 MOVED
13-Jul-2010 MODIFIED