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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeltocyathidae Kitahara, Cairns, Stolarski & Miller, 2012 
AphiaID: 708974

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeltocyathidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia
Sources  original description Kitahara, Marcelo V., Cairns, Stephen D., Stolarski, Jaroslaw and Miller, David J. 2012. Deltocyathiidae, an early-diverging family of Robust corals (Anthozoa, Scleractinia). Zoologica Scripta, 42(2): 201-212. [details]

identification resource Kitahara, M.V., and S.D. Cairns. 2009. A Revision of the Genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species. Zoosystema 31(2): 233-48.  [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
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2012-10-19 00:08:13Z  created  Cairns, Stephen
2012-10-20 21:30:51Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2012). Deltocyathidae Kitahara, Cairns, Stolarski & Miller, 2012. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2017). African Register of Marine Species at on 2017-10-19