Definition of Actinia. Meaning of Actinia. Synonyms of Actinia

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Definition of Actinia

Actinia
Actinia Ac*tin"i*a, n.; pl. L. Actini[ae], E. Actinias. [Latinized fr. Gr. ?, ?, ray.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) An animal of the class Anthozoa, and family Actinid[ae]. From a resemblance to flowers in form and color, they are often called animal flowers and sea anemones. [See Polyp.]. (b) A genus in the family Actinid[ae].

Meaning of Actinia from wikipedia

- Species (WoRMS): Actinia alba Risso, 1826 Actinia annulata ****, 1854 Actinia aster Ellis, 1768 Actinia australiensis Carlgren, 1950 Actinia bermudensis (McMurrich...
- Actinia mediterranea is a common sea anemone found on rocky s****s all along its range in the Mediterranean Sea, Portuguese s****s and the coast of north...
- The beadlet anemone (Actinia equina) is a common sea anemone found on rocky s****s around all coasts of the British Isles. Its range extends to the rest...
- Actinia helianthus is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to two species of sea anemones: Bubble-tip anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor), found in...
- Actinia gigantea is a scientific synonym for two different species of sea anemone. It may refer to: Stichodactyla gigantea Stichodactyla haddoni...
- Actinia priapus is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to: Calliactis parasitica, a species of sea anemone Metridium farcimen, the giant plumose...
- Actinia bermudensis, the red, maroon or stinging anemone, is a species of sea anemone in the family Actiniidae. Actinia bermudensis attaches itself to...
- Actinia pedunculata is an unaccepted scientific name and may refer to: Aulactinia verrucosa, the gem anemone Cereus pedunculatus, the daisy anemone...
- Actinia striata is a species of sea anemone endemic to the Mediterranean Sea. Actinia striata is a solitary sea anemone. The cylindrical column can grow...
- Metridium giganteum. A further study in 2000 concluded that Actinia priapus; Tilesius, 1809, Actinia farcimen; Brandt, 1835, and Isometridium rickettsi; Carlgren...
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