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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia Dana, 1846 
AphiaID: 205610

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 editorRhizangiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia stellata Dana, 1846 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizangiidae d'Orbigny, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAngia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCylicia
Sources  basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia australiensis Hoffmeister, 1933
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia cuticulata Klunzinger, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia excavata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia fragilis Chevalier, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia hoffmeisteri Squires, 1966
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia quinaria (Tenison-Woods, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia rachelfitzhardingeae Cairns, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia rubeola (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia smithii (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia stellata Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia subaustraliensis Ogawa, Takahashi & Sakai, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia tenella Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia tenuisepes Ogawa, Takahashi & Sakai, 1997

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia verreauxi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (nomen dubium, See Cairns 2004: 319)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia huttoni Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia rubeola (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia japonica Yabe & Eguchi, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia stellata Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia magna Tennison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomophyllia australis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia natalensis (Duncan, 1876) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia tenella natalensis (Duncan, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia truncata Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia stellata Dana, 1846
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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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 0-378 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; Indo-Pacific. Colonial, budding occurs from rootlets but these are seen during early stages only. Corallites are tubular with thin walls, thin, weakly toothed septa and weakly developed columellae. Polyps are extended day and night. They are small with short, straight radiating tentacles (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Placed in the family Astrangiidae in Faure, G. (1977). Type species: Culicia stellata Dana, 1846 from Singapore (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205610
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Date   action   by
1997-10-30 15:49:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-07-31 06:57:06Z  changed  Camba Reu, Cibran
2010-09-08 12:59:53Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Culicia Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205610 on 2014-09-20
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