Dendronephthya klunzingeri

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Dendronephthya klunzingeri
Dendronephthya klunzingeri near SS Dunraven wreck.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Alcyonacea
Family: Nephtheidae
Genus: Dendronephthya
Species: D. klunzingeri
Binomial name
Dendronephthya klunzingeri
(Studer, 1888)[1]
D. klunzingeri

Dendronephthya klunzingeri is a species of soft coral in the family Nephtheidae.[1]

This species is divaricate with discontinuous contours. Each bundle has 10 to 12 polyps.[2] The branching lobes have sizable bunches.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Dendronephthya klunzingeri (Studer, 1888)". Marinespecies.org. Retrieved 2011-12-27. 
  2. ^ Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. Zoological Society of London. 1922. p. 58. 
  3. ^ Vine, Peter (1986). Red Sea invertebrates. Immel. p. 39.