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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyphylliidae Verrill, 1901 
AphiaID: 196107

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 editorTrachyphylliidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonymy)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulinidae Verrill, 1865
Rank Family
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. 1901. Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 11: 63-168, pls. 10-35. [details]

source of synonymy Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Solitary to colonial, hermatypic. The family is separated from the Faviidae by growth form and by the presence of large paliform lobes and fine teeth on the septa. Related families are Faviidae and Merulinidae (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196107
Edit history
Date   action   by
2005-12-27 19:49:34Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2013-09-07 08:42:32Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2013). Trachyphylliidae Verrill, 1901. In: Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196107 on 2017-08-19
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