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Alicia mirabilis Johnson, 1861

100862  (

marine, terrestrial
Johnson, J. Y. (1861). Notes on the sea-anemones of Madeira, with descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 298-306., available online at
page(s): 303-305 [details]   
Note Type species of *Alicia* by monotypy.  
Type species Type species of *Alicia* by monotypy. [details]
Rodríguez, E.; Fautin, D; Daly, M. (2024). World List of Actiniaria. Alicia mirabilis Johnson, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-05-29
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original description Johnson, J. Y. (1861). Notes on the sea-anemones of Madeira, with descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 298-306., available online at
page(s): 303-305 [details]   

original description  (of Cladactis costa Panceri, 1868) Panceri, P. (1868). Nuovo genere di polipi actiniarii. Rendiconto dell' Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche, Societa Reale di Napoli, 7, 30-32
page(s): 30-32 [details]   

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

additional source Wirtz, P.; Ocana, O.; Molodtsova, T. (2003). Actiniaria and Ceriantharia of the Azores (Cnidaria Anthozoa). <em>Helgol. Mar. Res.</em> 57: 114-117.
page(s): 115, 116 [details]   

additional source Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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): 45, 49 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Haddon, A. C.; Shackleton, A. M. (1893). Description of some new species of Actiniaria from Torres Straits. <em>Scient. Proceed. R. Dub. Soc. (N.S.).</em> 8(1): 116-131.
page(s): 128 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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): 43 [details]   

additional source Pax F. (1908). Die Aktinienfauna Westafrikas. <em>Denkschrift. medizin. naturwiss. Gesellschaft Jena.</em> 13: 463-504.
page(s): 465-466 [263-264], 497 [295]-498 [296] [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Haddon A. C.; Duerden J. E. (1896). On some Actiniaria from Australia and other districts. <em>Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society.</em> 6, II, 6, 139-172.
page(s): 154 [details]   

additional source den Hartog, J. C. (1995). The genus Telmatactis Gravier, 1916 (Actiniaria: Acontiaria: Isophelliidae) in Greece and the eastern Mediterranean. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden, 69(14): 153-176
page(s): 173 [details]   

additional source Corrêa, D. D. (1973). Sobre anêmonas-do-mar (Actiniaria) do Brasil. Boletim de Zoologia e Biologia Marinha, N.S., (30): 457-468
page(s): 466-468 [details]   

additional source Doumenc, D. A. (1975). Actinies bathyales et abyssales de l'océan Atlantique nord familles des Hormathiidae (genres Paracalliactis et Phelliactis) et des Actinostolidae (genres Actinoscyphia et Sicyonis). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris), 197, 3, (287): 157-204
page(s): 198 [details]   

additional source Duerden, J. E. (1897). The actiniarian family Aliciidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 20, 6, (115): 1-15
page(s): 1, 3-6, 9 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H. (1972). Prodromus zu einer Monographie der mediterranean Aktinien. Zoologica, 42(121): 1-121
page(s): 15-18 [details]   

additional source Stephenson, T. A. (1922). On the classification of Actiniaria. Part III. -- Definitions connected with the forms dealt with in Part II. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, 66, 2, (262): 247-319
page(s): 280 [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): 433 [details]   

additional source Duerden, J. E. (1895). On the genus Alicia (Cladactis), with an anatomical description of A. costae, Panc. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 15, 6, (87): 213-218
page(s): 213-215 [details]   

additional source Zamponi, M. O.; Belém, M. J. D.; Schlenz, E.; Acuña, F. H. (1998). Distribution and some ecological aspects of Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria from shallow waters of the South American Atlantic coasts. Physis (Buenos Aires), 55, 31-45
page(s): 34, 36, 39, 41 [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 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): 75-76, 108, 109 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H. (1974). On evolution in the Anthozoa. Proceedings of the Second International Coral Reef Symposium, 1, 533-560
page(s): 535, 541, 545, 546, 547 [details]   

additional source Zamponi, M. O. (2005). Estudio de la reproducción sexual de las anémonas de mar (Actiniaria) y la estrategia del hombre pobre (the poor man's game). Revista Real Academia Galega de Ciencias, 24
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Gasparini, J. L.; Floeter, S. R.; Ferreira, C. E. L.; Sazima, I. (2005). Marine ornamental trade in Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14, 2883-2899
page(s): 2896 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H.; Béress, L. (1971). Phylogenetische betrachtungen zur toxizität und nesselwirkung einiger Actiniaria (Anthozoa) im vergleich zur morphologie ihrer nesselkapseln. Kieler Meeresforschungen, XXVII(2): 166-170
page(s): 167, 168, 169 [details]   

additional source Fautin, D. G.; Zelenchuk, T.; Raveendran, D. (2007). Genera of orders Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia), and their type species. Zootaxa, 1668, 183-244
page(s): 189 [details]   

additional source Katsanevakis, S.; Thessalou-Legaki, M. (2007). First record of Alicia mirabilis (Anthozoa: Actiniaria) from the Aegean Sea and density assessment with distance sampling in a site of high abundance. Marine Biology Research, 3, 468-472
page(s): 468-471 [details]   

additional source Kruzic, P.; Zibrowius, H.; Pozar‐Domac, A. (2002). Actiniaria and Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from the Adriatic Sea (Croatia): First records, confirmed occurrences and significant range extensions of certain species. <em>Italian Journal of Zoology.</em> 69(4): 345-353., available online at [details]   

additional source Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Nontype BMNH, geounit Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Type species Type species of *Alicia* by monotypy. [details]

English wonder anemoneberried anemonebarried anemone  [details]
German WunderanemoneBeerenanemone  [details]
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