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 species: 738
Number of infraspecific taxa: 0
Number of synonyms: 3,301
Number of common names: 46
Total number of names: 4,085
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