PORT PHILLIP BAY


Anemone 

Bunodactis rubrofusca Carlgren, 1924

View scientific description and taxonomy

Scientific Details

No live description available for this anemone. The original description was from a preserved specimen and no description was associated with specimens found in Port Phillip Bay. Preserved specimens approximately 1 cm in height and up to 2 cm in width.

Taxonomy

Phylum:
Cnidaria
Class:
Anthozoa
Subclass:
Hexacorallia
Order:
Actiniaria
Suborder:
Nyantheae
Family:
Actiniidae
Genus:
Bunodactis
Species:
rubrofusca

General Description

No live description is available for this anemone. Column about 1 cm long, 2 cm wide.

Biology

The biology of this species is unknown.

Distribution guide

New Zealand and Port Phillip.

Species Group

Anemones

Depth

Shore (0-1 m)
Shallow (1-30 m)

Water Column

On or near sea floor

Max Size

2 cm

Diet

Not known

Commercial Species

No

Global Dispersal

Recorded in Australia

Identify

Conservation Status

  • DSE Advisory List : Not listed
  • EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
  • IUCN Red List : Not listed

Author

article author Mitchell, M.

Michela Mitchell is a consultant with expertise in cnidarian taxonomy.

citation

Cite this page as:
Mitchell, M., 2011, Anemone, Bunodactis rubrofusca, in Taxonomic Toolkit for marine life of Port Phillip Bay, Museum Victoria, accessed 19 Oct 2017, http://portphillipmarinelife.net.au:8098/species/5660

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