Illustrated Glossary of Sea Anemone Anatomy - Parietal Muscles

This page contains images of sea anemone parietal muscles taken in cross section. These muscles occur at the junction of the mesenteries and the body-wall.

Edwardsia finmarchica. Transverse section of a parietal muscle in the reproduction tract.
Edwardsia finmarchica. Transverse section of parietal muscle in the lower part of the actinopharynx.
Edwardsia armata. Cross section through the parietal muscle of a macrocneme.
A transverse section of a parietal muscle in the upper part of the fertile region of Edwardsia callianthus. (The mesogloea is shown as black.)
Edwardsia danica. Transverse section of parietal muscle in the upper part of the reproductive tract.

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