Zoanthus gigantus

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Zoanthus gigantus
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Hexacorallia
Order: Zoantharia
Family: Zoanthidae
Genus: Zoanthus
Z. gigantus
Binomial name
Zoanthus gigantus
Reimer et al., 2006

Zoanthus gigantus is a zoanthid first described from southern Japan.[1]


  1. ^ Reimer, James Davis; Ono, Shusuke; Iwama, Atsushi; Takishita, Kiyotaka; Tsukahara, Junzo; Maruyama, Tadashi (2006). "Morphological and Molecular Revision of Zoanthus (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) from Southwestern Japan, with Descriptions of Two New Species". Zoological Science. 23 (3): 261–275. doi:10.2108/zsj.23.261. ISSN 0289-0003.

Further reading[edit]

  • Reimer, James Davis, et al. "Molecular evidence suggesting interspecific hybridization in Zoanthus spp.(Anthozoa: Hexacorallia)." Zoological Science24.4 (2007): 346-359.
  • Reimer, James Davis. "Preliminary survey of zooxanthellate zoanthid diversity (Hexacorallia: Zoantharia) from southern Shikoku, Japan." Kuroshio Biosphere3 (2007): 1-16.
  • Aguilar, Catalina, and James Davis Reimer. "Molecular phylogenetic hypotheses of Zoanthus species (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) using RNA secondary structure of the internal transcribed spacer 2 (ITS2)." Marine Biodiversity 40.3 (2010): 195-204.

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