WoRMS taxon details

Oculinidae Gray, 1847

135078  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135078)

accepted
Family
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Description Colonial, hermatypic and ahermatypic, extant and fossil. Corallites are thickened and linked by a smooth coenosteum. Septa...  
Description Colonial, hermatypic and ahermatypic, extant and fossil. Corallites are thickened and linked by a smooth coenosteum. Septa are very exsert.
Related family is Rhizangiidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Oculinidae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135078 on 2018-12-12
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 109-110 (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. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   

identification resource Cairns, S.D., and Kitahara, M. (2012). An illustrated key to the genera and subgenera of the Recent azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa), with an attached glossary. ZooKeys 227: 1-47. , available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.227.3612 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Colonial, hermatypic and ahermatypic, extant and fossil. Corallites are thickened and linked by a smooth coenosteum. Septa are very exsert.
Related family is Rhizangiidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
 



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Japanese ビワガライシ  [details]