Database Details : Hexacorallians of the World

Full name: Hexacorallians of the World
Short name: Hexacorals
Version: Jul 2001
Release date: 2001-07-12
Authors/editors: Fautin D.G.
Taxonomic coverage: Animalia - Cnidaria - Anthozoa - Actiniaria
English name of the group: Sea anemones
Number of living species 738
Number of living infraspecific taxa 0
Number of extinct species: 0
Number of extinct infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,299
Number of common names: 46
Total number of names: 4,083
Abstract: This database contributes data on members of the order Actiniaria (sea anemones) to the Catalogue of Life. The original Hexacorals database also provides information on the taxa, literature, type specimens, distribution maps, and images of extant hexacorallians. As well as the order Actiniaria, the Hexacorals database also includes data on members of the orders Corallimorpharia, Ptychodactiaria, and Zoanthidea (sea anemones in the loose sense), Ceriantharia (tube anemones), and Scleractinia (hard or stony corals).
Organization: University of Kansas and Kansas Geological Survey, Lawrence, USA
Website: http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/hexacoral/anemone2/index.cfm
Bibliographic citation: Fautin D.G. (2017). Hexacorals: Hexacorallians of the World (version Jul 2001). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. (2017). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 22nd March 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.