Species under Anthopleura
n= 19
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anthopleura anneae
Carlgren, 1940
Southeast Atlantic, Southwest Atlantic
Anthopleura artemisia
(Pickering, 1846)
moonglow anemone Eastern Pacific 7.5
Anthopleura ballii
(Cocks, 1851)
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Anthopleura dixoniana
(Haddon & Shackleton, 1893)
Northwest Pacific, Western Central Pacific, Western Indian Ocean
Anthopleura dowii
Verrill, 1869
Eastern Central Pacific
Anthopleura elegantissima
(Brandt, 1835)
clonal anemone Eastern Pacific 8
Anthopleura handi
Dunn, 1978
Eastern Indian Ocean, Western Central Pacific
Anthopleura hermaphroditica
(Carlgren, 1899)
armed hermaphroditic anemone Southeast Pacific
Anthopleura japonica
Verrill, 1899
Northwest Pacific
Anthopleura krebsi
Duchassaing de Fonbressin & Michelotti, 1860
rock anemone Western Atlantic
Anthopleura kurogane
Uchida & Muramatsu, 1958
Eastern Central Pacific, Northwest Pacific
Anthopleura michaelseni
(Pax, 1920)
long-tentacled anemone Southeast Atlantic, Western Indian Ocean
Anthopleura midori
Uchida & Muramatsu, 1958
Northwest Pacific, Western Indian Ocean
Anthopleura nigrescens
(Verrill, 1928)
Eastern Central Pacific
Anthopleura sola
Pearse & Francis, 2000
sun anemone Eastern Pacific 6
Anthopleura stellula
(Hemprich & Ehrenberg, 1834)
Western Indian Ocean
Anthopleura thallia
(Gosse, 1854)
Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Anthopleura varioarmata
Watzl, 1922
Western Atlantic
Anthopleura xanthogrammica
(Brandt, 1835)
giant green anemone Eastern Pacific 30
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