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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
AphiaID: 135125

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 editorAstrocoeniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis asperula Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrocoeniidae Koby, 1890
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxhelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxohelia Milne Edwards, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentalophora Saville-Kent, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReussia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (synonym)
Sources  original description Milne Edwards H. & Haime, J. 1849. Mémoire sur les polypiers appartenant a la famille des Oculinides, au groupe intermediate des Pseudoastréides et a la famille des Fongides. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences 29: 67-73. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis asanoi Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis asperula Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis auretenra Locke, Weil & Coates, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis brueggemanni (Ridley, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis carmabi Vermeij, Diekmann & Bak, 2003
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis decactis (Lyman, 1859)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis formosa Wells, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis fragilis Neves & Johnsson, 2009
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis hellana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis interjecta Marenzeller, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis kauaiensis Vaughan, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis kirbyi Veron & Pichon, 1976
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis myriaster (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis pharensis (Heller, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis profunda Zibrowius, 1980
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis senaria Wells, 1973

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis mirabilis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis myriaster (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis mirabilis sensu Wells, 1973 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis auretenra Locke, Weil & Coates, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis palaoensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis asanoi Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis schrammii (Pourtalès, 1874) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis myriaster (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis scotiae Gardiner, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis brueggemanni (Ridley, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis singularis Rehberg, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis kauaiensis Vaughan, 1907
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Zooxanthellate and azooxaxnthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-1220 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType species Type species: Madracis asperula Edwards & Haime, 1890 from Madeira (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135125
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2006-09-22 06:50:38Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-09-15 23:16:22Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
2013-09-30 12:12:29Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-04-20 21:34:03Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2014). Madracis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135125 on 2014-11-27
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