Family of sea anemones / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aiptasiidae is a family of sea anemones, comprising the following genera:[1]

  • Aiptasia Gosse, 1858
  • Aiptasiogeton Schmidt, 1972
  • Bartholomea Duchassaing de Fonbressin & Michelotti, 1864
  • Bellactis
  • Exaiptasia Grajales & Rodriguez, 2014
  • Laviactis Grajales & Rodriguez, 2014
  • Neoaiptasia Parulekar, 1969
  • Paraiptasia England, 1992
  • Paranthea Verrill, 1868

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Aiptasia mutabilis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hexacorallia
Order: Actiniaria
Superfamily: Metridioidea
Family: Aiptasiidae
Carlgren, 1924

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The name (e.g. Verrill) after the genus refers to the researcher that discovered it, and the year is the date of discovery.