Clavularia sp.

Super Group: 
Eukaryota
Phylum: 
Cnidaria
Class: 
Anthozoa
Order: 
Alcyonacea
Family: 
Clavulariidae
Genus: 
Clavularia
Species: 
sp;
Authority: 
Blainville, 1830
Synonym(s): 
Rhizoxenia Ehrenberg, 1834

Diagnosis

Colonies encrusting, often forming large sheets. Polyps retractile, connected by band-like or spreading stolons. Besides basal stolons polyps may also be connected by some elevated stolons. Pinnules of tentacles are long and conspicuous. Sclerites thorny or tuberculate rods, spindles, or needles. Colour of colonies greenish, brownish, whitish. Zooxanthellae present.

Type species

Type species: Clavularia viridis Quoy and Gaimard, 1834 

Observation site(s)

SYMBIONTS

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Association with... Region origin Name of site In reference...
Symbiodinium- clade D Long Island
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- clade D Torres strait
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

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