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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Hexacorallia
Ordo: Actiniaria
Subordo: Nynantheae
Infraordo: Thenaria
Subinfraordo: Acontiaria
Familia: Acontiophoridae
Genus: Acontiophorum
Species: A. bombayensis - A. mortenseni - A. niveum

Acontiophorum Carlgren, 1938

Type species: Acontiophorum mortenseni Carlgren, 1938 by monotypy.

Carlgren, Oskar 1938: South African Actiniaria and Zoantharia. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, 17(3): 1–148.
Acuña F.H. & Griffiths C.L., 2004: Species richness, endemicity and distribution patterns of South African sea anemones (Cnidaria: Actiniaria & Corallimorpharia). African Zoology, 39(2): 193–200.

Acontiophorum is a genus of sea anemones of the family Acontiophoridae.

The following species are recognized:[1]

Acontiophorum bombayense Parulekar, 1968
Acontiophorum mortenseni Carlgren, 1938
Acontiophorum niveum Fautin, Eppard & Mead, 1988


Daly, M.; Fautin, D. (2021). World List of Actiniaria. Acontiophorum. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2021-01-25

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