Kulamanamana Sinniger, Ocana & Baco, 2013

Low, Martyn E. Y., Sinniger, Frederic & Reimer, James Davis, 2016, The order Zoantharia Rafinesque, 1815 (Cnidaria, Anthozoa: Hexacorallia): supraspecific classification and nomenclature, ZooKeys 641, pp. 1-80: 16-17

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scientific name

Kulamanamana Sinniger, Ocana & Baco, 2013
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Kulamanamana Sinniger, Ocana & Baco, 2013 

Kulamanamana  Sinniger, Ocaña & Baco, 2013: 4.

Type species.

Kulamanamana haumaeaae  Sinniger, Ocaña & Baco, 2013, by original designation.

Gender.

Feminine.

Diagnosis.

Macrocnemic genus associated with octocorals and secreting a golden to dark brown scleroproteic skeleton. Ectoderm absent of mineral particles, with well- developed coenenchyme completely covering the host. Characteristic insertion/deletion pattern in the 16S V5 region sensu Sinniger et al. (2005) ( Sinniger et al. 2013).

Remarks.

The type species has been reported to live primarily on isidid corals (bamboo corals) ( Sinniger et al. 2013: 6). Reported from the Hawaiian Archipelago, Line and Jarvis Islands, Palmyra Atoll, Kingman Reef, all in the Pacific ( Sinniger et al. 2013).