Microzoanthus Fujii & Reimer, 2011

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: 11

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scientific name

Microzoanthus Fujii & Reimer, 2011
status

 

Microzoanthus Fujii & Reimer, 2011 

Microzoanthus  Fujii & Reimer, 2011: 420, 421.

Type species.

Microzoanthus occultus  Fujii & Reimer, 2011, by original designation.

Gender.

Masculine.

Diagnosis.

As for family ( Fujii and Reimer 2011). Encircling sinus present just beneath ectodermal surface ( Swain and Swain 2014).

Remarks.

Examined specimens with spindly-cteniform endodermal sphincter muscle ( Swain et al. 2015).

Currently two species, reported only from the Pacific Ocean ( Fujii and Reimer 2013) and the Red Sea ( Reimer et al. 2014c).