Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Hexacorallia > Order Actiniaria > Suborder Nynantheae > Infraorder Athenaria > Family Edwardsiidae

Edwardsia Quatrefages, 1842

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Edwardsia allmani McIntosh, 1866
Edwardsia andresi Danielssen, 1890
Edwardsia arctica Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia beautempsii Quatrefages, 1842
Edwardsia carlgreni Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia claparedii (Panceri, 1869)
Edwardsia costata Danielssen, 1890
Edwardsia danica Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia delapiae Carlgren & Stephenson, 1928
Edwardsia finmarchica Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia fusca Danielssen, 1890
Edwardsia islandica Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia ivelli Manuel, 1975
Edwardsia longicornis Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia maroccana Carlgren, 1931
Edwardsia norvegica Carlgren, 1942
Edwardsia timida Quatrefages, 1842
Edwardsia tuberculata Düben & Koren, 1847
Edwardsia vegae Carlgren, 1921
Edwardsia vitrea (Danielssen, 1890)


basis of record

van der Land, J.; den Hartog, J.H. (2001). Actiniaria, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 106-109

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

ITIS database



External Links



WoRMS (2014). Edwardsia. In: Fautin, Daphne G. 2011. Hexacorallians of the World. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:100730




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