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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Hexacorallia
Ordo: Scleractinia
Subordo: Fungiina

Familia: Fungiidae
Genus: Ctenactis
Species: C. echinata


Ctenactis is a genus of solitary disc corals in the family Fungiidae. Members of this genus are found in the Indo-Pacific region.

Members of this genus are medium to large oval disc corals. They have an axial furrow with usually a single mouth opening, though sometimes there are several mouths. The septa are heavily toothed with sharp triangular teeth. The costae are weakly developed and have long arborescent spines.[citation needed]

The World Register of Marine Species currently lists the following species:[1]

Ctenactis albitentaculata Hoeksema, 1989
Ctenactis crassa (Dana, 1846)
Ctenactis echinata (Pallas, 1766)


Hoeksema, Bert (2015). "Ctenactis Verrill, 1864". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2015-05-04.

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