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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptotrochus Cairns, 1988 
AphiaID: 267352

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 editorTurbinoliidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptotrochus carolinensis Cairns, 1988 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinoliidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Sources  original description Cairns, S.D., 1988. Cryptotrochus, new genus and two new species of deep-water corals (Scleractinia: Turbinoliidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(4): 709-716. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1997. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Turbinoliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 591: 55 pp., including 10 pls.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptotrochus brevipalus Cairns, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptotrochus carolinensis Cairns, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptotrochus javanus Cairns, 1988

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptotrochus venustus (Alcock, 1902) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleotrochus venustus (Alcock, 1902)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
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 320-700 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267352
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-23 17:53:47Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-05 14:32:08Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Cryptotrochus Cairns, 1988. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267352 on 2014-07-28
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