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Actinia  Linnaeus, 1767
Taxonomic Serial No.: 52588

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2002   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
          ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                OrderActiniaria  – anemones, sea anemones, actinies, anémones  
                   SuborderNyantheae Carlgren, 1899  
                      InfraorderThenaria Carlgren, 1899  
                         FamilyActiniidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                            GenusActinia Linnaeus, 1767  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Actinia australiensis Carlgren, 1950  
                               Species Actinia bermudensis (McMurrich, 1889) – maroon anemone 
                               Species Actinia denticulosa Le Sueur, 1817  
                               Species Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                               Species Actinia fragacea Tugwell, 1856  
                               Species Actinia gemma Drayton in Dana, 1846  
                               Species Actinia gracilis Hemprich and Ehrenberg in Ehrenberg, 1834  
                               Species Actinia grobbeni Watzl, 1922  
                               Species Actinia infecunda McMurrich, 1893  
                               Species Actinia kraemeri Pax, 1914  
                               Species Actinia prasina Gosse, 1860  
                               Species Actinia striata Quoy and Gaimard, 1833  
                               Species Actinia tenebrosa Farquhar, 1898  

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  Source: Hexacorallians of the World, website (version 1)  
  Acquired: 2001   
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  Source: Hexacorallians of the World, 05-May-2002, website (version 05-May-02)  
  Acquired: 2002   
  Reference for: Actinia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Actinia   
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  Comment: Note that attribution to Linnaeus (1758) is an error. The correct authorship for Actinia (following suppression of Actinia Pallas 1766 in ICZN Opinion 1295) is Linnaeus 1767  



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