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Virgulariidae

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Virgulariidae is a family of sea pens, a member of the subclass Octocorallia in the phylum Cnidaria.

Characteristics

Colonies are bilateral, long and slender to very slender. The colony axis is noticeable and present throughout.[1]

Genera

The World Register of Marine Species lists the following genera:[2]

References

  1. ^ Williams G.C., 1990: The Pennatulacea of southern Africa (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). Annals Of The South African Museum. 99(4): 31-119. ISBN 0 86813 109 1
  2. ^ Williams, G. (2015). Virgulariidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2015-12-31
  3. ^ Williams, G. (2015) A new genus and species of pennatulacean octocoral from equatorial West Africa (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Virgulariidae). ZooKeys 546, 39-50
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Virgulariidae: Brief Summary

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Virgulariidae is a family of sea pens, a member of the subclass Octocorallia in the phylum Cnidaria.

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