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1. Sagartia elegans var. nivea, 2. 3. 4. S. elegans var. miniata,
5. S, troglodytes, 6. S. parasitica,
7. S. îcthystoma 8. 9. S. ornata.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Subclass: Hexacorallia
Order: Actiniaria
Family: Sagartiidae
Genus: Sagartia
Gosse, 1855 [1]
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Sagartia is a genus of sea anemones in the family Sagartiidae. The genus was first described by Philip Henry Gosse in 1855 and the image is his painting of several species found in British waters included in his book, A history of the British sea-anemones and corals. [2]


The following species are recognised in the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS): [1]


  1. ^ a b c Sagartia - Gosse, 1855 World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2011-09-03.
  2. ^ A history of the British sea-anemones and corals. Philip Henry Gosse. Retrieved 2011-09-03.