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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOculinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia
Sources 
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 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. (2010). Oculinidae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135078 on 2016-08-28
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