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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrabaciidae Vaughan, 1905 
AphiaID: 173384

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
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrabacia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 †
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia
Sources 
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]

identification resource 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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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus Moseley, 1881
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLetepsammia Yabe & Eguchi, 1932
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrabacia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 †
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombopsammia Owens, 1986
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStephanophyllia Michelin, 1841
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
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 15-5000 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:173384
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Date   action   by
2005-07-13 08:49:24Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-09-25 15:02:01Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Micrabaciidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=173384 on 2014-10-24
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