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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 
AphiaID: 503252

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 editorCaryophylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) (Subgenus)
Status accepted
Rank Subgenus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) grayi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia Lamarck, 1801
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocyathus
Sources  basis of record Cairns, S.D., 2009. On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) decamera Cairns, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) dentata (Moseley, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) grayi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) karubarica Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) quangdongensis Zou, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) spinicarens (Moseley, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) spinigera (Saville-Kent, 1871)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) unicristata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) zanzibarensis Zou, 1984

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) dentata Moseley, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) dentata (Moseley, 1881)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
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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 37-750 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Miocene to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:503252
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2010-08-15 20:46:26Z  created  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-13 23:22:01Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=503252 on 2014-12-19
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