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    Asagarta

    سَکان ، زاغارت


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    Sagartia, a nomadic tribe in ancient Persia, living in the neighborhood of modern Yazd. Sagartia joined Cyrus The Great against the Medes, in 550 but they revolted against Dariush the Great under Sagartian leader Tritantaechmes. However, they were pacified by general Takhmaspada who was later executedin Arbela. After their betrayal, Sagartian became a subject of Drangians, a Satrapy under the Achaemenid Empire. Still, Sagartians were noticeable for their brightly colored clothes and high boots reaching their knees. Their main weapon was a lasso.The root of the word Zaghart used in Iran as useless may come from Sagartia after their disloyalty. (Wikipedia) - Sagartia Sagartia Scientific classification Species
    1. Sagartia elegans var. nivea, 2. 3. 4. S. elegans var. miniata, 5. S, troglodytes, 6. S. parasitica, 7. S. îcthystoma 8. 9. S. ornata.
    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Cnidaria
    Class: Anthozoa
    Subclass: Hexacorallia
    Order: Actiniaria
    Family: Sagartiidae
    Genus: Sagartia Gosse, 1855
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    Sagartia is a genus of sea anemones in the family Sagartiidae. The genus was first described by Philip Henry Gosse in 1855 and the image is his painting of several species found in British waters included in his book, A history of the British sea-anemones and corals.

    Species

    The following species are recognised in the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS):

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