Antipatharia


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Antipatharia

[‚an·tē·pə′thar·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The black or horny corals, an order of tropical and subtropical cnidarians in the subclass Zoantharia.
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Additionally, Galvez-Larach (2009; fide Molodtsova, 2005), cited the presence of 8 families and 19 genera of Antipatharia and Scleractinia in Nazca Plate and Salas y Gomez seamount.
The order Antipatharia (black corals) comprises approximately 200 recognized species.
Pontonides sympathes, a new species of commensal shrimp (Crustacea, Decapoda, Pontoniinae) from Antipatharia in the Galapagos Islands.