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Aiptasia Gosse, 1858

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Gosse, P. (1858). XL.—Synopsis of the families, genera, and species of the British Actiniæ. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 1(6): 414-419., available online at
page(s): 416 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Rodríguez, E.; Fautin, D; Daly, M. (2024). World List of Actiniaria. Aiptasia Gosse, 1858. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-02-21
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024). European Register of Marine Species. Aiptasia Gosse, 1858. Accessed at: on 2024-02-21
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original description Gosse, P. (1858). XL.—Synopsis of the families, genera, and species of the British Actiniæ. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 1(6): 414-419., available online at
page(s): 416 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; den Hartog, J.H. (2001). Actiniaria, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 106-109 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Doumenc D. & Foubert A. (1984). Microinformatique et taxonomie des actinies: Cle mondiale des genres. Annales de l'Institut Océanographique, 60, 1, 43-86.
page(s): 58, 61, 70, 78, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84 [details]   

additional source Reed, S.A., 1971. Some common Coelenterates in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. In: H.M. Lenhoff, L. Muscatine & L.V. Davis, eds, Experimental Coelenterate Biology : 37-51.
page(s): 45, 46, 49 [details]   

additional source Rioja y Martín, J., 1906. Datos para el conocimiento de la fauna marina de España. Celentéreos de la estación de Biología de Santander. Bolm R. Soc. esp. Hist. nat. 6 6: 275-280.
page(s): 280 [details]   

additional source Daly, M.M., Fautin D.G., Cappola V.A., 2003. Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139 3: 419-437.
page(s): 424-425, 427-428 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Fautin, D.G, Hickman, C. P. Jr., Daly, M., Molodtsova, T. 2007. Shallow-water sea anemones (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) and tube anemones (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Ceriantharia) of the Galápagos Islands. Pacific Science 61(4): 549-573
page(s): 551, 552, 561-564, figs. 13-14 [details]   

additional source Andres, A. (1884). Le attinie. Volume primo, contente bibliografia, introduzione e specigrafia. , available online at
page(s): 165 [details]   

additional source Carlgren, O. (1949). A survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. <em>Kungliga Svenska Vet- enskapsakadamiens Handlingar.</em> 1: 1–121.
page(s): 107-108 [details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J. & J.S. Ryland (Eds.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. <em>Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK.</em> 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Hinojosa-Arango, G. & R. Riosmena-Rodríguez. (2004). Influence of rhodolith-forming species and growth-form on associated fauna of rhodolith beds in the central-west Gulf of California, México. <em>Marine Ecology.</em> 25(2): 109-127., available online at
page(s): 109, 111, 114, 122 [details]   

additional source McMurrich, J. P. (1889). A contribution to the actinology of the Bermudas. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 41: 102-126
page(s): 102-104 [details]   

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1907). Additions to the Anthozoa and Hydrozoa of the Bermudas. Anthozoa. Verrill, A. E. New Haven, Conn., chapter 5, edition 2nd, volume 1, pp. 551-572
page(s): 554 [details]   

additional source Andres, A. (1883). Le Attinie (Monografia). Coi Tipi der Salviucci. Roma., volume 1 (Bibliografia, introduzione e specigrafia), pp. 460.
page(s): 165-16 [details]   

additional source Parulekar, A. H. (1968). Sea anemones (Actiniaria) of Bombay. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 65(1): 138-147
page(s): 138, 144, 146, Plate II Fig. 15 [details]   

additional source Duerden, J. E. (1902). Report on the actinians of Porto Rico [Investigations of the aquatic resources and fisheries of Porto Rico by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer Fish Hawk in 1899]. Bulletin of the U.S. Fisheries Commission, 20, 2, 323-374
page(s): 355 [details]   

additional source England, K. W. (1987). Certain Actiniaria (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from the Red Sea and tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), 53(4): 205-292
page(s): 207-208 [details]   

additional source Carlgren, O. (1945). Further contributions to the knowledge of the cnidom in the Anthozoa especially in the Actiniaria. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets Handlingar, 56, N.F., (9): 1-24
page(s): 22 [details]   

additional source Haddon, A. C. (1898). The Actiniaria of Torres Straits. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 6, 2, 393-520
page(s): 448 [details]   

additional source Hertwig, R. (1882). Die Actinien der Challenger Expedition. Gustav Fischer. Jena., pp. 119.
page(s): 15, 27 [details]   

additional source Hertwig, R. (1882). Report on the Actiniaria dredged by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 (Zoology), 6(1): 1-136
page(s): 17, 31 [details]   

additional source McMurrich, J. P. (1893). Report on the Actiniæ collected by the United States Fish Commission Steamer Albatross during the winter of 1887-1888. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 16(930): 119-216
page(s): 127, 179 [details]   

additional source McMurrich, J. P. (1904). The Actiniae of the Plate collection. Zoologische Jahrbücher, 6 Suppl.(2): 215-306
page(s): 278 [details]   

additional source Parulekar, A. H. (1969). Neoaiptasia commensali, gen. et. sp. nov.: an actiniarian commensal of hermit crabs. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 66(1): 57-62
page(s): 57 [details]   

additional source Gosse, P. H. (1865). On Ægeon alfordi, a new British sea-anemone. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 16, 3, 41-44
page(s): 42-43 [details]   

additional source den Hartog, J. C. (1997). The sea anemone fauna of Indonesian coral reefs. Periplus Editions. Republic of Singapore., chapter Box 8.2, volume 7, pp. 351-370
page(s): 359-360 [details]   

additional source Duerden, J. E. (1898). The geographical distribution of the Actiniaria of Jamaica. Natural Science, 12(72): 100-105
page(s): 101 [details]   

additional source Bachar, A.; Achituv, Y.; Pasternak, Z.; Dubinsky, Z. (2007). Autotrophy versus heterotrophy: the origin of carbon determines its fate in a symbiotic sea anemone. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 349, 295-298
page(s): 296-297 [details]   

additional source Excoffon, A. C.; Zamponi, M. O. (1991). La biologia reproductiva de Phymactis clematis Dana, 1849 (Actiniaria: Actiniidae): gametogenesis, periodos reproductivos, desarrollo embrionario y larval. Spheniscus, 9, 25-39
page(s): 36 [details]   

additional source Häussermann, V.; Försterra, G. (2005). Distribution patterns of Chilean shallow-water sea anemones (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actinaria, Corallimorpharia), with a discussion of the taxonomic and zoogeographic relationships between the actinofauna of ths South East Pacific, the South West Atlantic, and the Antarctic. Scientia Marina, 69 (Suppl. 2), 91-102
page(s): 95 [details]   

additional source Okey, T. A.; Shepherd, S. A.; Martínez, P. C. (2003). A new record of anemone barrens in the Galápagos. Noticias de Galápagos, (62): 17-20
page(s): 17-19 [details]   

additional source Chen, C.; Soong, K.; Chen, C. A. (2008). The smallest oocytes among broadcast-spawning actiniarians and a unique lunar reproductive cycle in a unisexual population of the sea anemone, Aiptasia pulchella (Anthozoa: Actiniaria). Zoological Studies, 47(1): 37-45
page(s): 38 [details]   

additional source Okey, T. A.; Banks, S.; Born, A. F.; Bustamante, R. H.; Calvopiña, M.; Edgar, G. J.; Espinoza, E.; Fariña, J. M.; Garske, L. E.; Reck, G. K.; Salazar, S.; Shepherd, S. A.; Toral-Granda, V.; Wallem, P. (2004). A trophic model of a Galápagos subtidal rocky reef for evaluating fisheries and conservation strategies. Ecological Modelling, 172, 383-401
page(s): 397 [details]   

additional source Torrey, H. B. (1898). Observations on monogenesis in Metridium. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, I+, 3, 10
page(s): 352 [details]   

additional source Parulekar, A. H. (1990). Actinarian sea anemone fauna of India. National Institute of Oceanography [India], pp. 218-228
page(s): 219, 221, 223, 227 [details]   

additional source Dunn, D. F. (1982). Cnidaria. McGraw-Hill Book Company. New York and other cities., volume 1, pp. 669-706
page(s): 695 [details]   

additional source Williams, R. B. (2012). Identification and dating of the editions and issues of "Le Attinie", a taxonomic monograph of the world's sea anemones (Cnidaria: Hexacorallia), by Angelo Andres. Zoological Bibliography, 2(2 and 3): 90-104
page(s): 93 [details]   

additional source Parulekar, A. H. (1966). Cnidae in the actinians of Maharashtra. Journal of Biological Science, 9, 36-42
page(s): 42 [details]   

additional source Andres, A. (1883). Le Attinie. Atti dell' Accademia de Lincei, 14, 3, Memorie, 211-673
page(s): 343, 373-374, 637 [details]   
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