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A group of coelenterates with polyps that bear more than eight tentacles, including the sea anemones and stony corals.
- ‘The main anthozoan subclass, which includes the corals, is the Zoantharia.’
- ‘The four major gene lineages of Zoantharia proteins identified previously, clades A, B, C, and D, were also observed in the new analysis.’
- ‘The Zoantharia includes the ‘true’ corals and most sea anemones, and it is by far the best represented in the fossil record.’
- ‘Sometimes the subclass Zoantharia is used instead, in which case hexacorals are included with Rugose corals and Horny Corals (Cerantipitharia).’
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek zōion ‘animal’ + anthos ‘flower’.
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