Haloclavidae with elongate body and rounded aboral end, perforated by numerous apertures. Column cylindrical with numerous solid papillae, scattered over the whole surface, not distinctly divisible into regions, in its uppermost part with cinclides. No sphincter. Tentacles 20, forming acrospheres distally, their longitudinal muscles ectodermal. Inner tentacles shorter than the outer ones. Siphonoglyph without conchula. Pairs of mesenteries as well as their muscles as in Haloclava. Cnidom: basitrichs and traces of spirocysts.
Ilyanthus mazelii Jourdan 1880
Actinia clavus Quoy and Gaimard 1833
Eloactis australis Carlgren 1931
Definitions and contained taxa are those of Oscar Carlgren
as published in 1949 : Kungl Svenska Vetenskapsakadamiens Handlingar, Series
4, Volume 1, Number 1
Electronic version made possible by NSF grant DEB95-21819 in the PEET program to D. G. Fautin.