parazoanthidae

“Cape Zoanthid” (Isozoanthus capensis)

…a speices of zoanthid (Order: Zoanthidea) which is distributed and possibly may be endemic to the area around the Cape Peninsula to Port St. Johns along the South African coast. Isozoanthus capensis is a shallow water species, and like most cnidarians feeds mainly on various plankton

Classification

Animalia-Cnidaria-Anthozoa-Hexacorallia-Zoanthidea-Parazoanthidae-Isozoanthus-I. capensis

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