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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOculinidae Gray, 1847 
AphiaID: 135078

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia
Sources 
identification resource Cairns, S. & 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 http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.227.3612 [details]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBantamia Yabe & Eguchi, 1943 †
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathelia Moseley, 1881
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOculina Lamarck, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrophyllia Conrad, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizoculina Wells, 1937
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerhelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphihelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchohelia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrophyllia Conrad, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathohelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeohelia Moseley, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135078
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2010-12-04 01:41:22Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Oculinidae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135078 on 2014-10-30
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