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Merulinidae Verrill, 1865

196102  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196102)

accepted
Family
Genus Astrea Lamarck, 1801
Genus Caulastraea Dana, 1846
Genus Coelastrea Verrill, 1866
Genus Cyphastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830
Genus Echinopora Lamarck, 1816
Genus Erythrastrea Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983
Genus Favites Link, 1807
Genus Goniastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Hydnophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
Genus Leptoria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Mycedium Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
Genus Orbicella Dana, 1846
Genus Oulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Paragoniastrea Huang, Benzoni & Budd, 2014
Genus Paramontastraea Huang & Budd, 2014
Genus Pectinia Blainville, 1825
Genus Physophyllia Duncan, 1884
Genus Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Trachyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

Genus Astraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Caulastraea Dana, 1846 (junior synonym)
Genus Barabattoia Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941 accepted as Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830 (junior synonym)
Genus Caeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Genus Caulastrea Dana, 1846 accepted as Caulastraea Dana, 1846 (wrong spelling)
Genus Coeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym, wrong spelling)
Genus Phymastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807
Genus Prionastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (synonym ?)
Genus Ulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Oulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. 1865. Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). Communications of the Essex Institute 4: 145–152., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108003#page/363/mode/1up [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Merulinidae Verrill, 1865. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2018) African Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196102 on 2018-11-21
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2018). African Register of Marine Species. Merulinidae Verrill, 1865. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196102 on 2018-11-21
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2005-12-27 19:49:34Z
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2013-02-05 17:27:31Z
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. 1865. Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). Communications of the Essex Institute 4: 145–152., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108003#page/363/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofTrachyphylliidae Verrill, 1901) Verrill, A.E. 1901. Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 11: 63-168, pls. 10-35. [details]   

basis of record Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [details]   

additional source Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]   
 
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