WoRMS taxon details

Aulactinia stella (Verrill, 1864)

100814  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:100814)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Bunodes stella Verrill, 1864) Verrill, A.E. (1864). Revision of the *Polypi* of the eastern coast of the United States. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1: 1-45., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43823403
page(s): 16-17 [details]   
Distribution circumarctic boreal to southern Maine  
Distribution circumarctic boreal to southern Maine [details]

Taxonomy Bunodes stella (syn.): type specimen in the Bay of Fundy  
Taxonomy Bunodes stella (syn.): type specimen in the Bay of Fundy [details]
Rodríguez, E.; Fautin, D; Daly, M. (2022). World List of Actiniaria. Aulactinia stella (Verrill, 1864). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=100814 on 2022-10-01
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original description  (of Bunodes stella Verrill, 1864) Verrill, A.E. (1864). Revision of the *Polypi* of the eastern coast of the United States. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1: 1-45., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43823403
page(s): 16-17 [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 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.  [details]   

additional source Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc., London.</em> 693 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

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. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Greenwood, P.G. & L.K. Garrity, 1991. Discharge of nematocysts isolated from aeloid nudibranchs. In: R.B. Williams, P.F.S. Cornelius, R.G. Hughes & E.A. Robson, eds, 1991. Coelenterate Biology: Recent research on Cnidaria and Ctenophora. Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Coelenterate Biology, 1989. Hydrobiologia 216217 : 671-677.
page(s): 114-117, 119 [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf
page(s): 274 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Li, Y., & Liu, R. (2012). Aulactinia sinensis, a new species of sea anemone (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Actiniaria) from Yellow Sea. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3476, 62-68.
page(s): 62, 67 [details]   

additional source Sanamyan, N. P.; Sanamyan, K. E. (1998). Some Actiniaria from the Commander Islands (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). <em>Zoosystematica Rossica.</em> 7(1), 1-8.
page(s): 8 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Duerden, J. E. (1898). The Actiniaria around Jamaica. Journal of the Institute of Jamaica, 2, 449-465
page(s): 454-455 [details]   

additional source Sebens, K. P. (1998). Anthozoa: Actiniaria, Zoanthidea, Corallimorpharia, and Ceriantharia. National Marine Fisheries Service. Seattle., volume 141, pp. 1-67
page(s): 11, 14, 45, 51 [details]   

additional source Kostina, E. E. (1988). Biogeographical characteristics of sea anemones of the Pacific boreal region. Biologiya Morya, 1988(3): 14-21
page(s): 18 [details]   

additional source Tsurpalo, A. P.; Kostina, E. E. (2003). Feeding characteristics of three species of intertidal sea anemones of the South Kuril Islands. Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 29(1): 31-40
page(s): 39 [details]   

additional source Acuña, F. H.; Excoffon, A. C.; McKinstry, S. R.; Martinez, D. (2007). Characterization of Aulactinia (Actiniaria: Actiniidae) species from Mar del Plata (Argentina) using morphological and molecular data. Hydrobiologia, 592, 249-256
page(s): 255 [details]   

additional source Dunn, D. F.; Chia, F. S.; Levine, R. (1980). Nomenclature of Aulactinia (= Bunodactis), with description of Aulactinia incubans n. sp. (Coelenterata: Actiniaria), an internally brooding sea anemone from Puget Sound. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 58(11): 2071-2080
page(s): 2078 [details]   

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

Syntype (of Bunodes stella Verrill, 1864) MCZ 1295, geounit Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Syntype (of Bunodes stella Verrill, 1864) MCZ 1296, geounit Canadian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Syntype (of Bunodes stella Verrill, 1864) MCZ 1297, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Diet Generally, anthozoans are primarly carnivorous which prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp. [details]

Distribution circumarctic boreal to southern Maine [details]

Habitat sandy, muddy, or rocky habitats; also may attached themselves to hard parts or products of other organisms (shells) [details]

Habitat coastal to shelf [details]

Reproduction reproduce asexually through longitudinal fission and sexually (protandric hermaphrodites) [details]

Taxonomy Bunodes stella (syn.): type specimen in the Bay of Fundy [details]
LanguageName 
English silver-spotted sea anemonesilver-spotted anemone [from synonym]gem anemone [from synonym]  [details]
French anémone à points blancs  [details]