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Agariciidae Gray, 1847

196096  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196096)

accepted
Family
Genus Agaricia Lamarck, 1801
  » Species Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Agaricia fragilis Dana, 1848
  » Species Agaricia grahamae Wells, 1973
  » Species Agaricia humilis Verrill, 1901
  » Species Agaricia lamarcki Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
  » Species Agaricia tenuifolia Dana, 1848
  » Species Agaricia undata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
  » Species Agaricia purpurea Le Sueur, 1820 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Agaricia regularis Quelch, 1886 (nomen dubium)
  » Subgenus Agaricia (Undaria) Oken, 1815 accepted as Agaricia Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
    » Species Agaricia (Undaria) levicollis Dana, 1846 accepted as Pachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
    » Species Agaricia (Undaria) speciosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Pachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
  » Species Agaricia ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Merulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (previous combination)
  » Species Agaricia cailletti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) accepted as Leptoseris cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (previous combination)
  » Species Agaricia clavus Dana, 1846 accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
  » Species Agaricia crispa Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Agaricia explanulata Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Pavona explanulata (Lamarck, 1816) (original combination, basionym)
  » Species Agaricia levicollis Dana, 1846 accepted as Pachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Agaricia lima Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Montipora foliosa (Pallas, 1766) (synonymy)
  » Species Agaricia minikoiensis (Gardiner, 1905) accepted as Leptoseris mycetoseroides Wells, 1954 (wrong identification)
  » Species Agaricia planulata Dana, 1846 accepted as Gardineroseris planulata (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
  » Species Agaricia ponderosa Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Gardineroseris planulata (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Agaricia rugosa Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Pachyseris rugosa (Lamarck, 1801) (original combination, basionym)
  » Species Agaricia speciosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Pachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Genus Coeloseris Vaughan, 1918
Genus Dactylotrochus Wells, 1954
Genus Gardineroseris Scheer & Pillai, 1974
Genus Helioseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Genus Leptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
  » Species Leptoseris amitoriensis Veron, 1990
  » Species Leptoseris cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
  » Species Leptoseris explanata Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941
  » Species Leptoseris foliosa Dinesen, 1980
  » Species Leptoseris fragilis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
  » Species Leptoseris gardineri Van der Horst, 1921
  » Species Leptoseris glabra Dinesen, 1980
  » Species Leptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Leptoseris incrustans (Quelch, 1886)
  » Species Leptoseris kalayaanensis Licuanan & Alino, 2009
  » Species Leptoseris mycetoseroides Wells, 1954
  » Species Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846)
  » Species Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Leptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886)
  » Species Leptoseris striata Fenner & Veron, 2000
  » Species Leptoseris troglodyta Hoeksema, 2012
  » Species Leptoseris tubulifera Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Leptoseris yabei (Pillai & Scheer, 1976)
  » Species Leptoseris colamna Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941 accepted as Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 (wrong spelling)
  » Species Leptoseris columna Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941 accepted as Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Leptoseris crispa (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris cucullata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Helioseris cucullata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (previous combination)
  » Species Leptoseris digitata Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris floriformis Gerth, 1923 † accepted as Lithophyllon undulatum Rehberg, 1892 (junior synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris gravieri Van der Horst, 1922 accepted as Leptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris incrustans Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Leptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 (homonym, synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris panamensis Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris paschalensis Wells, 1972 accepted as Leptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886) (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris porosa (Quelch, 1886) accepted as Leptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886) (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris regularis (Quelch, 1886) accepted as Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris striatus Saville-Kent, 1871 accepted as Leptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 (nomen oblitum)
  » Species Leptoseris tenuis Van der Horst, 1921 accepted as Leptoseris hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 (synonym)
  » Species Leptoseris zamboi Nemenzo, 1971 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Genus Pavona Lamarck, 1801
  » Species Pavona bipartita Nemenzo, 1979
  » Species Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775)
  » Species Pavona chiriquiensis Glynn, Mate & Stemann, 2001
  » Species Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846)
    » Subspecies Pavona clavus liliacea (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona danai Milne Edwards, 1860
  » Species Pavona decussata (Dana, 1846)
  » Species Pavona diffluens (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Pavona dilatata Nemenzo & Montecillo, 1985
  » Species Pavona diminuta Veron, 1990
  » Species Pavona divaricata Lamarck, 1816
  » Species Pavona duerdeni Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Pavona explanulata (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Pavona frondifera (Lamarck, 1816)
  » Species Pavona gigantea Verrill, 1869
  » Species Pavona maldivensis (Gardiner, 1905)
  » Species Pavona minor Brüggemann, 1879
  » Species Pavona minuta Wells, 1954
  » Species Pavona varians Verrill, 1864
  » Species Pavona venosa (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  » Species Pavona xarifae Scheer & Pillai, 1974
  » Species Pavona garambiensis Yabe & Ehara, 1935 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Pavona angularis Klunzinger, 1879 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Pavona clivosa Verrill, 1869 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Pavona prismatica Brüggemann, 1879 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Pavona angulata Klunzinger, 1879 (nomen nudum, misspelling ?)
  » Species Pavona distincta Latypov, 2011 (nomen nudum)
  » Subgenus Pavona (Polyastra) Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Subgenus Pavona (Pseudocolumnastrea) Yabe & Sugiyama, 1933 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801
  » Species Pavona crassa Dana, 1846 accepted as Pavona decussata (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona cristata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona formosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona gardineri (Van der Horst, 1921) accepted as Leptoseris gardineri Van der Horst, 1921 (previous combination)
  » Species Pavona lata Dana, 1846 accepted as Pavona decussata (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona liliacea (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona obtusata (Quelch, 1884) accepted as Pavona venosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (previous combination)
  » Species Pavona percarinata Ridley, 1883 accepted as Pavona varians Verrill, 1864 (synonym)
  » Species Pavona pollicata Wells, 1954 accepted as Pavona maldivensis (Gardiner, 1905) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona praetorta (Dana, 1846) accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona pretosia Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona ramosa Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona repens (Brüggemann, 1877) accepted as Pavona varians Verrill, 1864 (synonym)
  » Species Pavona seriata Brüggemann, 1879 accepted as Pavona decussata (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona venusta Dana, 1846 accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Pavona yabei Pillai & Scheer, 1976 accepted as Leptoseris yabei (Pillai & Scheer, 1976) (original combination, basionym)

Genus Agariciella Ma, 1937 accepted as Leptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Genus Asteroseris Verril, 1901 accepted as Gardineroseris Scheer & Pillai, 1974 (synonym)
  » Species Asteroseris planulata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Gardineroseris planulata (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
Genus Cylloseris Quelch, 1886 accepted as Leptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
  » Species Cylloseris incrustans Quelch, 1886 accepted as Leptoseris incrustans (Quelch, 1886) (original combination, basionym)
Genus Domoseris Quelch, 1886 accepted as Leptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
  » Species Domoseris porosa Quelch, 1886 accepted as Leptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886) (synonym)
  » Species Domoseris regularis Quelch, 1886 accepted as Leptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 (synonym)
  » Species Domoseris solida Quelch, 1886 accepted as Leptoseris solida (Quelch, 1886) (original combination, basionym)
Genus Folioseris Rehberg, 1892 accepted as Leptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Genus Haloseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Leptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Genus Lophoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Species Lophoseris clavus (Dana, 1846) accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
  » Species Lophoseris knorri Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Pavona cactus (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
  » Species Lophoseris repens Brüggemann, 1877 accepted as Pavona varians Verrill, 1864 (synonym)
Genus Pavonia Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (unjustified emendation for Pavona Lamarck, 1801)
  » Species Pavonia angularis Klunzinger, 1879 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Pavonia clivosa Verrill, 1869 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Pavonia minor Brüggemann, 1879 represented as Pavona minor Brüggemann, 1879
  » Species Pavonia prismatica Brüggemann, 1879 represented as Pavona prismatica Brüggemann, 1879
  » Species Pavonia seriata Brüggemann, 1879 represented as Pavona seriata Brüggemann, 1879
  » Species Pavonia calcifera Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Pavona venosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
  » Species Pavonia decussata Dana, 1846 accepted as Pavona decussata (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
  » Species Pavonia gigantea Verrill, 1869 accepted as Pavona gigantea Verrill, 1869 (misspelling genus name)
  » Species Pavonia intermedia Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Pavona varians Verrill, 1864 (synonym)
  » Species Pavonia obtusangula Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (synonym)
  » Species Pavonia papyracea Dana, 1846 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym, wrong genus spelling)
  » Species Pavonia pretiosa Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavonia ramosa Bassett-Smith, 1890 accepted as Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
  » Species Pavonia varians Verrill, 1864 accepted as Pavona varians Verrill, 1864 (misspelling genus name)
Genus Polyastra Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Species Polyastra venosa Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Pavona venosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (original combination, basionym)
Genus Pseudocolumnastrea Yabe & Sugiyama, 1933 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Species Pseudocolumnastrea yamanarii Yabe & Sugiyama, 1933 (taxon inquirendum)
Genus Tichoseris Quelch, 1884 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (synonymy)
  » Species Tichoseris clavus (Dana, 1846) accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
  » Species Tichoseris obtusata Quelch, 1884 accepted as Pavona venosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonymy)
Genus Undaria Oken, 1815 accepted as Agaricia Lamarck, 1801 (invalid)
Genus Xishasiderastrea Zou, 1975 accepted as Coeloseris Vaughan, 1918 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gray JE (1847) An outline of an arrangement of stony corals. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1st Series 19: 120-128. [details]   
Description Agariciidae have very fine tentacles which are seldom extended during the day (except for Pavona explanulata).
Little is...  
Description Agariciidae have very fine tentacles which are seldom extended during the day (except for Pavona explanulata).
Little is known about their sexual reproduction, except that different species may be separately sexed or hermaphrodite and may brood planula larvae or release gametes.
The genera in this family are colonial (except for some fossil genera), hermatypic. Colonies are massive, laminar or foliaceous. Corallites are immersed with poorly defined walls formed by thickening of the septo-costae. Septa seldom fuse and are continuous between adjacent corallite centres. They have smooth or finely serrated margins and are closely packed.
Similar family is Siderastreidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Agariciidae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196096 on 2018-04-20
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original description Gray JE (1847) An outline of an arrangement of stony corals. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1st Series 19: 120-128. [details]   

basis of record Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Kitahara, M. V.; Stolarski, J.; Cairns, S. D.; Benzoni, F.; Stake, J. L.; Miller, D. J. (2012). The first modern solitary Agariciidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) revealed by molecular and microstructural analysis. Invertebrate Systematics. 26(3): 303., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/is11053 [details]   
From other sources
Description Agariciidae have very fine tentacles which are seldom extended during the day (except for Pavona explanulata).
Little is known about their sexual reproduction, except that different species may be separately sexed or hermaphrodite and may brood planula larvae or release gametes.
The genera in this family are colonial (except for some fossil genera), hermatypic. Colonies are massive, laminar or foliaceous. Corallites are immersed with poorly defined walls formed by thickening of the septo-costae. Septa seldom fuse and are continuous between adjacent corallite centres. They have smooth or finely serrated margins and are closely packed.
Similar family is Siderastreidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
 



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