Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Hexacorallia > Order Actiniaria > Suborder Nynantheae > Infraorder Thenaria > Superfamily Endomyaria > Family Actiniidae > Genus Aulactinia

Aulactinia stella (Verrill, 1864)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AulactiniaAgassiz in Verrill, 1864accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 French: anémone à points blancs


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

Sebens, K.P. 1998. Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States. Anthozoa, Actinaria, Corallimorparia, Ceriantharia, and Zoanthidea. NOAA Technical Report NMFS 141. 68 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World.

additional source

Bromley, J.E.C., and J.S. Bleakney. 1984. Keys to the fauna and flora of Minas Basin. National Research Council of Canada Report 24119. 366 p.

additional source

Gosner, K.L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection
GenBank (9 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Aulactinia stella (Verrill, 1864). 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:100814




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