WoRMS taxon details

Plesiastreidae Dai & Horng, 2009

1289758  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1289758)

accepted
Family
Plesiastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dai CF, Horng S (2009) Scleractinia fauna of Taiwan. II. The robust group. National Taiwan University, Taipei, pp. 1-162. [details]   
Status Benzoni et al. (2014) studied the other genera that were originally classified with this family (Blastomussa, Physogyra,...  
Status Benzoni et al. (2014) studied the other genera that were originally classified with this family (Blastomussa, Physogyra, Plerogyra). They argued that these three taxa should be placed in a separate new family. This would require more morphological analyses and therefore these genera remain in Incertae sedis.  [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Plesiastreidae Dai & Horng, 2009. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1289758 on 2020-01-27
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original description Dai CF, Horng S (2009) Scleractinia fauna of Taiwan. II. The robust group. National Taiwan University, Taipei, pp. 1-162. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Additional information Benzoni et al. (2014) studied the other genera that were originally classified with this family (Blastomussa, Physogyra, Plerogyra). They argued that these three taxa should be placed in a separate new family. This would require more morphological analyses and therefore these genera remain in Incertae sedis.  [details]

Editor's comment Benzoni et al. (2014) studied the other genera that were originally classified with this family (Blastomussa, Physogyra, Plerogyra). They argued that these three taxa should be placed in a separate new family. This would require more morphological analyses and therefore these genera remain in Incertae sedis.  [details]

Status Benzoni et al. (2014) studied the other genera that were originally classified with this family (Blastomussa, Physogyra, Plerogyra). They argued that these three taxa should be placed in a separate new family. This would require more morphological analyses and therefore these genera remain in Incertae sedis.  [details]