WoRMS taxon details

Dendrophylliidae Gray, 1847

135074  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135074)

accepted
Family
Dendrophyllia de Blainville, 1830 (type by original designation)
Genus Astroides Quoy & Gaimard, 1827
Genus Balanophyllia Wood, 1844
Genus Balanopsammia Ocana & Brito, 2013
Genus Bathypsammia Marenzeller, 1907
Genus Cladopsammia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897
Genus Dendrophyllia de Blainville, 1830
Genus Dichopsammia Song, 1994
Genus Duncanopsammia Wells, 1936
Genus Eguchipsammia Cairns, 1994
Genus Enallopsammia Sismonda, 1871
Genus Endopachys Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Endopsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Heteropsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Leptopsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Lobopsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 †
Genus Notophyllia Dennant, 1899
Genus Pourtalopsammia Cairns, 2001
Genus Rhizopsammia Verrill, 1870
Genus Thecopsammia Pourtalès, 1868
Genus Trochopsammia Pourtalès, 1878
Genus Tubastraea Lesson, 1829
Genus Turbinaria Oken, 1815

Genus Anisopsammia Marenzeller, 1904 accepted as Enallopsammia Sismonda, 1871
Genus Astropsammia Verrill, 1869 accepted as Tubastraea Lesson, 1829
Genus Brasseyia Wright, 1882 accepted as Dendrophyllia de Blainville, 1830
Genus Coenopsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Tubastraea Lesson, 1829
Genus Diplohelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 † accepted as Enallopsammia Sismonda, 1871
Genus Eupsammia accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Explanaria Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Turbinaria Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Genus Gemmipora de Blainville, 1830 accepted as Turbinaria Oken, 1815 (synonym)
Genus Pachypsammia Verrill, 1866 accepted as Tubastraea Lesson, 1829
Genus Placopsammia Duncan, 1876 accepted as Tubastraea Lesson, 1829 (Synonymy)
Genus Psammoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Heterocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Rhodopsammia Semper, 1872 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) Wood, 1844
Genus Schizopsammia Cairns, 1994 accepted as Dichopsammia Song, 1994
Genus Tubastaea accepted as Tubastraea Lesson, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Tubastrea Lesson, 1829 accepted as Tubastraea Lesson, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Turbinacis Quenstedt, 1880 accepted as Turbinaria Oken, 1815 (synonym)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Depth range 0-2165 m  
Depth range 0-2165 m [details]

Description The genera in this family are solitary or colonial, mostly ahermatypic. Corallite walls are porous, usually composed of...  
Description The genera in this family are solitary or colonial, mostly ahermatypic. Corallite walls are porous, usually composed of coenosteum. Septa are fused in a distinctive pattern, at least in immature corallites. Related families: None. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Early Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Early Cretaceous to Recent [details]

Taxonomy Family revised by Cairns (2001)  
Taxonomy Family revised by Cairns (2001) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Dendrophylliidae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135074 on 2018-09-22
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basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. 4: 1-459. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Gray JE (1847) An outline of an arrangement of stony corals. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1st Series 19: 120-128. [details]   

redescription Zibrowius, H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco, 11. Musée océanographique de Monaco: Monaco. 3 volumes, including bibliography and taxonomic index pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 166 [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]   

identification resource Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate or azooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Depth range 0-2165 m [details]

Description The genera in this family are solitary or colonial, mostly ahermatypic. Corallite walls are porous, usually composed of coenosteum. Septa are fused in a distinctive pattern, at least in immature corallites. Related families: None. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Early Cretaceous to Recent [details]

Spelling commonly misspelled as Dendrophyllidae [details]

Taxonomy Family revised by Cairns (2001) [details]
 



LanguageName 
English cup corals  [details]
Japanese キサンゴ  [details]