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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Alcyonaria
Ordo: Alcyonacea
Subordo: Holaxonia

Familia: Acanthogorgiidae
Genus: Anthogorgia
Species: A. agraricus – A. annectens – A. aurea – A. bocki – A. caerulea – A. divaricata – A. glomerata – A. grandiflora – A. japonica – A. ochracea – A. racemosa – A. verrilli

Anthogorgia Verrill, 1868

Type species: Muricea divaricata Verrill, 1865 (type by original desgnation)

Acalycigorgia Kükenthal & Gorzawsky, 1908

Primary references

Verrill, A.E. 1868. Critical remarks on the halcyonoid polyps in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera. The American journal of science and arts. ser.2 vol. 45: 411-416. BHL Reference page. [see page 413]


Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Anthogorgia Verrill, 1868. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2020-09-20

BHL bibliography
Catalogue of Life: 2021 Annual Checklist
Anthogorgia – Taxon details on Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Anthogorgia.

Anthogorgia[1] är ett släkte av koralldjur. Anthogorgia ingår i familjen Acanthogorgiidae.[1]

Kladogram enligt Catalogue of Life[1]:


Anthogorgia annectens

Anthogorgia aurea

Anthogorgia bocki

Anthogorgia caerulea

Anthogorgia divaricata

Anthogorgia glomerata

Anthogorgia grandiflora

Anthogorgia japonica

Anthogorgia ochracea

Anthogorgia racemosa

Anthogorgia verrilli







^ [a b c] Bisby F.A., Roskov Y.R., Orrell T.M., Nicolson D., Paglinawan L.E., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Ouvrard D. (red.) (16 mars 2011). ”Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist.”. Species 2000: Reading, UK. Läst 24 september 2012.

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