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The sea anemone Edwardsia claparedii, Valentia Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Actiniaria
Superfamily: Edwardsioidea
Family: Edwardsiidae
Andres, 1881

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Edwardsiidae is a family of sea anemones.[1] Edwardsiids have long thin bodies and live buried in sediments or in holes or crevices in rock.[2]


The following genera are recognized within the family Edwardsiidae.


  1. ^ WoRMS (2018). "Edwardsiidae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Rodríguez, Estefanía; Barbeitos, Marcos S.; Brugler, Mercer R.; Crowley, Louise M.; Grajales, Alejandro; Gusmão, Luciana; Häussermann, Verena; Reft, Abigail; Daly, Marymegan; Colgan, Donald James (2014). "Hidden among sea anemones: The first comprehensive phylogenetic reconstruction of the order Actiniaria (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia) reveals a novel group of hexacorals". PLoS ONE. 9 (5): e96998. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0096998. PMC 4013120. PMID 24806477.