Cespitularia sp.

Super Group: 
Eukaryota
Phylum: 
Cnidaria
Class: 
Anthozoa
Order: 
Alcyonacea
Family: 
Xeniidae
Genus: 
Cespitularia
Species: 
sp.
Authority: 
Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850

Diagnosis

Description: Colonies forming upright, digitate lobes. Polyps not retractile, monomorphic. Colour of colonies white, brown, or blue. Sclerites are small ovals. Zooxanthellae present.

Type species

Type species: Cespitularia multipinnata Quoy and Gaimard, 1833

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Symbiodinium- clade C Great Barrier Reef
VAN OPPEN MJH, MIEOG JC, SANCHEZ CA, FABRICIUS KE (2005) Diversity of algal endosymbionts (zooxanthellae) in octocorals: the roles of geography and host relationships. Molecular Ecology 14:2403 - 2417. doi: 10.1111/mec.2005.14.issue-810.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02545.x
Symbiodinium sp. Great Barrier Reef
Symbiodinium sp. Great Barrier Reef
Symbiodinium sp. Great Barrier Reef
Symbiodinium sp. Western Indian
Symbiodinium sp. Western Indian

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