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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides Alcock, 1902 
AphiaID: 135117

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 editorFlabellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides scaphula Alcock, 1902 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlabellidae Bourne, 1905
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1989. A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. Smith. Cont. Zool. 486: 136 pp., 42 pls., 3 figs. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides cylindrica Cairns, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides frustum Cairns, 1979
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides minuta Cairns, 2004
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides scaphula Alcock, 1902

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides dentiformis Alcock, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPremocyathus dentiformis (Alcock, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacotrochides kikutii Yabe & Eguchi, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiotrochus kikutii (Yabe & Eguchi, 1941)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 119-1628 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135117
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-09-16 22:52:29Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Placotrochides Alcock, 1902. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135117 on 2014-08-02
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