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Aiptasia diaphana (Rapp, 1829)

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(of ) Rapp, W. (1829). Ueber die Polypen im Allgemeinen und die Actinien insbesondere. i-iv: 1-62., available online at
page(s): 57-58 [details]   
Rodríguez, E.; Fautin, D; Daly, M. (2022). World List of Actiniaria. Aiptasia diaphana (Rapp, 1829). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2022-10-06
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022). European Register of Marine Species. Aiptasia diaphana (Rapp, 1829). Accessed at: on 2022-10-06
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original description  (of ) Rapp, W. (1829). Ueber die Polypen im Allgemeinen und die Actinien insbesondere. i-iv: 1-62., available online at
page(s): 57-58 [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in RoR[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; den Hartog, J.H. (2001). Actiniaria, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 106-109 (look up in RoR[details]   

additional source Gili, J.M., 1982. Fauna de cnidaris de les illes Medes. Treballs Inst. Cat. Hist. nat. 10 : 1-175.
page(s): 120 fig. 60 F [details]   

additional source Weill, R., 1934. Contribution à l'étude des Cnidaires et de leurs nématocystes. II. Valeur taxonomique du cnidôme. Trav. Stn zool. Wimereux 11 : 349-701.
page(s): 592 [details]   

additional source Fishelson, L. (1971). Ecology and distribution of the benthic fauna in the shallow waters of the Red Sea. <em>Marine Biology.</em> 10(2): 113-133., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Schmidt, H., 1969. Die nesselkapseln der aktinien und ihre differentialdiagnostische bedeutung. The nematocysts of the sea anemones and their importance for differential-diagnosis. Helgoländer wiss. Meeresunters. 19 : 284-317.
page(s): 286, Fig. 1d, 287, 294, 302, Fig. 9a, 303 [details]   

additional source Graeffe E. (1884). Übersicht der Seethierfauna des Golfes von Triest, nebst Notizen über Vorkommen, Lebensweise, Erscheinungs- und Fortpflanzungszeit der einzelnen Arten. III Coelenteraten. <em>Arbeiten des Zoologischen Instituts der Universität Wien.</em> 5: 333-362., available online at
page(s): 337 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Ocaña, Oscar; Den Hartog, J.C. (2002). A catalogue of Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia from the Canary Islands and from Madeira, Arquipelago. <em>Life and Marine Sciences.</em> 19A: 33-54.
page(s): 44, 49 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Andres, A. (1884). Le attinie. Volume primo, contente bibliografia, introduzione e specigrafia. , available online at
page(s): 170-171 [details]   

additional source England, K. W. (1992). Actiniaria (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from Hong Kong with additional data on smiliar species from Aden, Bahrain and Singapore. <em>In Proceedings of the fourth international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China (ed. Morton, B.). The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 1, 49-95.
page(s): 88-89 [details]   

additional source den Hartog J.C., Ates R.M.L. (2011). Actiniaria from Ria de Arosa, Galicia, northwestern Spain, in the Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis, Leiden. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden.</em> 85 (2): 11-53.
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Carlgren, O. (1949). A survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. <em>Kungliga Svenska Vet- enskapsakadamiens Handlingar.</em> 1: 1–121.
page(s): 107 [details]   

additional source Fischer, P. (1889). Nouvelle contribution à l actinologie française. <em>Actes de la Société linnéenne de Bordeaux.</em> 43(5): 251-309. (look up in RoR)
page(s): 289, 298 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Abel, E.F. (1959). Zur Kenntnis der marinen Hohlenfauna unter besonderer Beriicksichtigung der Anthozoen. <em>Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli.</em> 30 (Suppl. 1): 1-94.
page(s): 67 [details]   

additional source Andres, A. (1883). Le Attinie (Monografia). Coi Tipi der Salviucci. Roma., volume 1 (Bibliografia, introduzione e specigrafia), pp. 460.
page(s): 170-171 [details]   

additional source Doumenc, D. A.; Koukouras, A. (1985). Actinies de la mer Égée: méthodes d'identification, zoogéographie. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris), 7A, 4, (3): 497-529
page(s): 526 [details]   

additional source England, K. W. (1971). Actiniaria from Mururoa Atoll Tuamotu, Polynesia (Hormathiidae, Calliactis polypus Sagartiidae: Verrillactis n. gen. Paguri). Cahiers du Pacifique, 15, 23-40
page(s): 34 [details]   

additional source Fischer, P. (1887). Contribution a l'actinologie française. Archives de Zoologie Expérimentale et Générale, 5, 2, 381-442
page(s): 427 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H. (1972). Prodromus zu einer Monographie der mediterranean Aktinien. Zoologica, 42(121): 1-121
page(s): 22-26 [details]   

additional source Mathew, K. (1979). Studies on the biology of a sea anemone, Anthopleura nigrescens (Verrill) from the south west coast of India. Bulletin of the Department of Marine Sciences, University of Cochin, 10, 75-158
page(s): 130 [details]   

additional source Ates, R. M. L. (1997). Gastropods carrying actinians. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Coelenterate Biology, 11-20
page(s): 13 [details]   

additional source Haddon, A. C. (1898). The Actiniaria of Torres Straits. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 6, 2, 393-520
page(s): 448 [details]   

additional source Pax, F.; Müller, I. (1955). Gli Antozoi del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste Parte I: Antipatharia, Ceriantharia, Zoantharia, Actiniaria, Alcyonaria, e Pennatularia. Atti del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Trieste, 20(7-8): 103-129
page(s): 120 [details]   

additional source Pax, F.; Müller, I. (1962). Die Anthozoenfauna der Adria / Fauna antozoa Jadrana. Fauna et Flora Adriatica, 3, 1-343
page(s): 190-191 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H. (1972). Die Nesselkapseln der Anthozoen und ihre Bedeutung fur die phylogenetische Systematik. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen, 23, 422-458
page(s): 439 [details]   

additional source Grebelny, S. D. (1982). Symmetriya aktinei i ee znachenie dlya klassifikatsii Anthozoa [Symmetry of actinians and its significance for the classification of Anthozoa]. Akademiya Nauk SSSR [Academy of Sciences of the USSR]. Vladivostok., pp. 101-123
page(s): 102, 103, 112, 113 [details]   

additional source Rizzi, M. (1907). Sulle Attinie della laguna di Venezia. Ricerche Lagunari, biology, (4-6): 9-39
page(s): 33-34 [details]   

additional source Chintiroglou, C. C.; Doumenc, D. A.; Zamponi, M. O. (1997). Commented list of the Mediterranean Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia (Anthozoa). Acta Adriatica, 38(1): 65-70
page(s): 67 [details]   

additional source Goette, A. (1897). Einiges über die Entwickelung der Scyphopolypen. Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche Zoologie, 63, 292-378
page(s): 349, 353-354 [details]   

additional source Loukmidou, S.; Chintiroglou, C. C.; Doumenc, D. A. (1997). Inventaire du cnidome des actiniaires et corallimorphaires de Mediterranee (Cnidaria, Anthozoa). Bios, 4, 63-114
page(s): 104-105, 108 [details]   

additional source Ocaña, O.; Núñez, J.; Delgado, J. D.; Bacallado, J. J. (1991). Bunodeopsis pelagica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833), una nueva anemona para la fauna Canaria. Revista de la Academia Canaria de Ciencias, 3(4): 109-113
page(s): 111 [details]   

additional source Pax, F.; Müller, I. (1955). Gli Antozoi del Golfo di Trieste. Atti del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Trieste, 20(6): 49-102
page(s): 76 [details]   

additional source Schlesinger, A.; Goldshmid, R.; Hadfield, M. G.; Kramarsky-Winter, E.; Loya, Y. (2009). Laboratory culture of the aeolid nudibranch Spurilla neapolitana (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia): life history aspects. Marine Biology, 156, 753-761
page(s): 754, 755, 757, 758 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H. (1974). On evolution in the Anthozoa. Proceedings of the Second International Coral Reef Symposium, 1, 533-560
page(s): 547 [details]   

additional source Patzner, R. A. (2004). Associations with sea anemones in the Mediterranean Sea: a review. Ophelia, 58(1): 1-11
page(s): 4, 5 [details]   

additional source Pax, F. (1956). La conoscenza degli antozoi Adriatici fino alla fine del secolo XVIII. Bollettino della Società Adriatica di Scienze Naturali, 48, 50-61
page(s): 57-58 [details]   

additional source Östman, C.; Kultima, J. R.; Wong, S. Y. G. (2010). Dart formation in nematocysts of the sea anemone Metridium senile (Linnaeus, 1761) (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Scientia Marina, 74(3): 499-510
page(s): 499, 500 [details]   

additional source Cutress, C. E. (1955). An interpretation of the structure and distribution of cnidae in Anthozoa. Systematic Zoology, 4(3): 120-137
page(s): 132 [details]   

additional source Carlgren, O. (1927). Report on the Actiniaria and Ceriantharia. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 22, 4, (5): 443-445
page(s): 443 [details]   

additional source Andres, A. (1883). Le Attinie. Atti dell' Accademia de Lincei, 14, 3, Memorie, 211-673
page(s): 378-379 [details]   

additional source Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in RoR[details]   
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