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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Validation of image-based species identifications of black corals (Order Antipatharia) on mesophotic reefs.
A new species of antipatharian coral (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia: Schizopathidae) from the Pacific coast of Costa Rica.
The biology and ecology of black corals (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Antipatharia).
Images of black corals observed with underwater video during the Oceana La Higuera 2016 expedition at the rocky reef El Toro: a) Antipatharia sp.
Opresko, A New Species of Antipatharian Coral (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia) from the Southern California Bight.
3b) belonging to family Cladopathidae Brook, 1889, both are members of the subclass Hexacorallia, Order Antipatharia (black corals).
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.
A new species of Saropathes (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Antipatharia) from the Norfolk Ridge (south-west Pacific, New Caledonia).
The partial mitochondrial genome of Leiopathes glaberrima (Hexacorallia: Antipatharia) and the first report of the presence of an intron in COI in black corals.
The great variability in spines size and pinnules arrangement seems to be a common feature in the order Antipatharia; therefore, a large number of measures in several specimens from diverse localities, are necessary to verify the variability of a species character.
New records of deep-water Cnidaria (Scleractinia & Antipatharia) from the Gulf of Mexico.
Antipatharia. Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes.