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Balanophyllia Wood, 1844

135108  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135108)

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Genus
Ballanophyllia Wood, 1844 · unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling
Blastopsammia Klunzinger, 1879 † · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Ceratopsammia Alloiteau, 1958 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Clonotrochus Schafhaeutl, 1863 † · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Desmopsammia Reis, 1889 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Ilerdosmilia Reig Oriol, 1997 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Osteodes Conrad, 1855 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Subgenus Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) Wood, 1844
    1. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    2. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bayeri Cairns, 1979
    3. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei van der Horst, 1938
    4. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) capensis Verrill, 1866
    5. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947
    6. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cellulosa Duncan, 1873
    7. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) chnous Squires, 1962
    8. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) corniculans (Alcock, 1902)
    9. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cornu Moseley, 1880
    10. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassiseptum Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
    11. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassitheca Cairns, 1995
    12. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    13. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871)
    14. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879
    15. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907
    16. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diademata van der Horst, 1927
    17. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909
    18. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dilatata Dennant, 1904
    19. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dineta Cairns, 1977
    20. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diomedeae Vaughan, 1907
    21. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dubia (Semper, 1872)
    22. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864
    23. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) europaea (Risso, 1827)
    24. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) floridana Pourtalès, 1868
    25. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906
    26. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1880)
    27. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemmifera Klunzinger, 1879
    28. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) generatrix Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
    29. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880
    30. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hadros Cairns, 1979
    31. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) helenae Duncan, 1876
    32. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) italica (Michelin, 1841)
    33. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) iwayamaensis Abe, 1938
    34. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001
    35. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) kalakauai Wright, 1882
    36. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) laysanensis Vaughan, 1907
    37. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
    38. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) merguiensis Duncan, 1889
    39. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878
    40. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parallela (Semper, 1872)
    41. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parvula Moseley, 1880
    42. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) profundicella Gardiner, 1899
    43. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) rediviva Moseley, 1880
    44. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
    45. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabra Alcock, 1893
    46. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabrosa (Dana, 1846)
    47. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) serrata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
    48. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) spongiosa Cairns, 2004
    49. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) striata Duncan, 1876
    50. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905
    51. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tenuis van der Horst, 1922
    52. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) thalassae Zibrowius, 1980
    53. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001
    54. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) wellsi Cairns, 1977
    55. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) yongei Crossland, 1952
    56. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) annae Van der Horst, 1933 accepted as Rhizopsammia annae (van der Horst, 1933) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    57. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) buccina Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    58. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) eguchii Wells, 1982 accepted as Cladopsammia eguchii (Wells, 1982) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    59. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elliptica (Tenison-Woods, 1878) accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    60. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gaditana Duncan, 1873 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    61. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    62. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) incisa Crossland, 1952 accepted as Dendrophyllia incisa (Crossland, 1952) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    63. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouiensis Squires, 1961 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    64. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) nouhuysi Van Der Horst, 1922 accepted as Dendrophyllia arbuscula van der Horst, 1922 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    65. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) osburni Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    66. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    67. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) ponderosa van der Horst, 1926 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001 (unaccepted > junior homonym)
    68. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) praecipua Gardiner & Waugh, 1939 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    69. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scheeri Durham, 1962 accepted as Rhizopsammia verrilli van der Horst, 1922 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    70. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) sumbayaensis Cairns, 2001 accepted as Tubastraea stimpsonii (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    71. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) teres Cairns, 1994 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, junior homonym)
    72. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tiburonensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    73. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) troprobanae Bourne, 1905 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    74. Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) variabilis Gerth, 1921 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) javaensis Cairns, 2001 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  2. Subgenus Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    1. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) caribbeana Cairns, 1977
    2. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) carinata (Semper, 1872)
    3. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) disjuncta Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
    4. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) imperialis Saville Kent, 1871
    5. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919
    6. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) regalis (Alcock, 1893)
    7. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) grandis Cairns, 1977 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    8. Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1866) accepted as Tubastraea stimpsonii (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  3. Species Balanophyllia affinis Semper, 1872
  4. Subgenus Balanophyllia (Thecopsammia) Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Thecopsammia Pourtalès, 1868 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    1. Species Balanophyllia (Thecopsammia) fistula Alcock, 1902 accepted as Eguchipsammia fistula (Alcock, 1902) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
    2. Species Balanophyllia (Thecopsammia) gemma Mosely, 1880 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1880) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    3. Species Balanophyllia (Thecopsammia) socialis (Pourtalès, 1868) accepted as Thecopsammia socialis Pourtalès, 1868 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  5. Species Balanophyllia affinis (Semper, 1872) accepted as Tubastraea stimpsonii (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  6. Species Balanophyllia annae Van der Horst, 1933 accepted as Rhizopsammia annae (van der Horst, 1933) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  7. Species Balanophyllia balaerica Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  8. Species Balanophyllia brevis Duncan, 1882 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  9. Species Balanophyllia buccina Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  10. Species Balanophyllia cornucopia (De Pourtalès, 1871) accepted as Eguchipsammia cornucopia (De Pourtalès, 1871) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  11. Species Balanophyllia eguchii Wells, 1982 accepted as Cladopsammia eguchii (Wells, 1982) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  12. Species Balanophyllia elliptica (Tenison-Woods, 1878) accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  13. Species Balanophyllia fistula Alcock, 1902 accepted as Eguchipsammia fistula (Alcock, 1902) (unaccepted > superseded combination, alternate representation)
  14. Species Balanophyllia formosa Gravier, 1915 accepted as Leptopsammia formosa (Gravier, 1915) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  15. Species Balanophyllia gaditana Duncan, 1873 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  16. Species Balanophyllia goesi (Lindström, 1877) accepted as Rhizopsammia goesi (Lindström, 1877) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  17. Species Balanophyllia grandis Cairns, 1977 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  18. Species Balanophyllia hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  19. Species Balanophyllia incisa Crossland, 1952 accepted as Dendrophyllia incisa (Crossland, 1952) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  20. Species Balanophyllia nouhuysi Van Der Horst, 1922 accepted as Dendrophyllia arbuscula van der Horst, 1922 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  21. Species Balanophyllia osburni Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  22. Species Balanophyllia ovalis (Semper, 1872) accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  23. Species Balanophyllia ponderosa van der Horst, 1926 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001 (homonymy, preoccupied name)
  24. Species Balanophyllia praecipua Gardiner & Waugh, 1939 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  25. Species Balanophyllia regularis (Gardiner, 1899) accepted as Endopsammia regularis (Gardiner, 1899) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  26. Species Balanophyllia scheeri Durham, 1962 accepted as Rhizopsammia verrilli van der Horst, 1922 (Synonymy)
  27. Species Balanophyllia serpentina (Vaughan, 1907) accepted as Eguchipsammia serpentina (Vaughan, 1907) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  28. Species Balanophyllia socialis (Pourtalès, 1868) accepted as Thecopsammia socialis Pourtalès, 1868 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  29. Species Balanophyllia socialis (Semper, 1872) accepted as Tubastraea stimpsonii (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  30. Species Balanophyllia stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865) accepted as Tubastraea stimpsonii (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  31. Species Balanophyllia stokesiana (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Leptopsammia stokesiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  32. Species Balanophyllia teres Cairns, 1994 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  33. Species Balanophyllia tiburonensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  34. Species Balanophyllia togata van der Horst, 1927 accepted as Pourtalopsammia togata (van der Horst, 1927) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  35. Species Balanophyllia bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  36. Species Balanophyllia bayeri Cairns, 1979 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bayeri Cairns, 1979
  37. Species Balanophyllia bonaespei van der Horst, 1938 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei van der Horst, 1938
  38. Species Balanophyllia capensis Verrill, 1866 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) capensis Verrill, 1866
  39. Species Balanophyllia caribbeana Cairns, 1977 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) caribbeana Cairns, 1977
  40. Species Balanophyllia carinata (Semper, 1872) represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) carinata (Semper, 1872)
  41. Species Balanophyllia cedrosensis Durham, 1947 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947
  42. Species Balanophyllia cellulosa Duncan, 1873 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cellulosa Duncan, 1873
  43. Species Balanophyllia chnous Squires, 1962 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) chnous Squires, 1962
  44. Species Balanophyllia conradi (Vaughan, 1900) represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) conradi (Vaughan, 1900) †
  45. Species Balanophyllia corniculans (Alcock, 1902) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) corniculans (Alcock, 1902)
  46. Species Balanophyllia cornu Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cornu Moseley, 1880
  47. Species Balanophyllia crassiseptum Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassiseptum Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
  48. Species Balanophyllia crassitheca Cairns, 1995 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassitheca Cairns, 1995
  49. Species Balanophyllia cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  50. Species Balanophyllia cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871)
  51. Species Balanophyllia dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879
  52. Species Balanophyllia desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907
  53. Species Balanophyllia diademata van der Horst, 1927 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diademata van der Horst, 1927
  54. Species Balanophyllia diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909
  55. Species Balanophyllia dilatata Dennant, 1904 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dilatata Dennant, 1904
  56. Species Balanophyllia dineta Cairns, 1977 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dineta Cairns, 1977
  57. Species Balanophyllia diomedeae Vaughan, 1907 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diomedeae Vaughan, 1907
  58. Species Balanophyllia disjuncta Kitahara & Cairns, 2021 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) disjuncta Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
  59. Species Balanophyllia dubia (Semper, 1872) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dubia (Semper, 1872)
  60. Species Balanophyllia elegans Verrill, 1864 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864
  61. Species Balanophyllia europaea (Risso, 1826) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) europaea (Risso, 1827)
  62. Species Balanophyllia floridana Pourtalès, 1868 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) floridana Pourtalès, 1868
  63. Species Balanophyllia galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906
  64. Species Balanophyllia gemma (Moseley, 1880) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1880)
  65. Species Balanophyllia gemmifera Klunzinger, 1879 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemmifera Klunzinger, 1879
  66. Species Balanophyllia generatrix Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) generatrix Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
  67. Species Balanophyllia gigas Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880
  68. Species Balanophyllia hadros Cairns, 1979 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hadros Cairns, 1979
  69. Species Balanophyllia helenae Duncan, 1876 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) helenae Duncan, 1876 (changed combination)
  70. Species Balanophyllia imperialis Saville Kent, 1871 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) imperialis Saville Kent, 1871
  71. Species Balanophyllia italica (Michelin, 1841) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) italica (Michelin, 1841)
  72. Species Balanophyllia iwayamaensis Abe, 1938 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) iwayamaensis Abe, 1938
  73. Species Balanophyllia japonica Cairns, 2001 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001
  74. Species Balanophyllia kalakauai Wright, 1882 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) kalakauai Wright, 1882
  75. Species Balanophyllia laysanensis Vaughan, 1907 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) laysanensis Vaughan, 1907
  76. Species Balanophyllia malouinensis Squires, 1961 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
  77. Species Balanophyllia merguiensis Duncan, 1889 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) merguiensis Duncan, 1889
  78. Species Balanophyllia palifera Pourtalès, 1878 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878
  79. Species Balanophyllia parallela (Semper, 1872) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parallela (Semper, 1872)
  80. Species Balanophyllia parvula Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parvula Moseley, 1880
  81. Species Balanophyllia pittieri Vaughan, 1919 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919
  82. Species Balanophyllia produndicella Gardiner, 1899 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) profundicella Gardiner, 1899 (misspelling)
  83. Species Balanophyllia profundicella Gardiner, 1899 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) profundicella Gardiner, 1899
  84. Species Balanophyllia rediviva Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) rediviva Moseley, 1880
  85. Species Balanophyllia regalis (Alcock, 1893) represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) regalis (Alcock, 1893)
  86. Species Balanophyllia regia Gosse, 1853 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
  87. Species Balanophyllia scabra Alcock, 1893 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabra Alcock, 1893
  88. Species Balanophyllia scabrosa (Dana, 1846) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabrosa (Dana, 1846)
  89. Species Balanophyllia serrata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) serrata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
  90. Species Balanophyllia sismondiana (Michelin, 1841) represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) sismondiana (Michelin, 1841) †
  91. Species Balanophyllia spongiosa Cairns, 2004 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) spongiosa Cairns, 2004
  92. Species Balanophyllia striata Duncan, 1876 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) striata Duncan, 1876
  93. Species Balanophyllia taprobanae Bourne, 1905 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905
  94. Species Balanophyllia tenuis van der Horst, 1922 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tenuis van der Horst, 1922
  95. Species Balanophyllia teres (Roemer, 1863) represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) teres (Roemer, 1863) †
  96. Species Balanophyllia thalassae Zibrowius, 1980 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) thalassae Zibrowius, 1980
  97. Species Balanophyllia vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001
  98. Species Balanophyllia wellsi Cairns, 1977 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) wellsi Cairns, 1977
  99. Species Balanophyllia yongei Crossland, 1952 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) yongei Crossland, 1952
  100. Species Balanophyllia malaccensis Saville Kent, 1871 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  101. Species Balanophyllia verrucaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Wood, S. V. (1844). III.—Descriptive Catalogue of the Zoophytes from the Crag. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 13(81): 10-21. (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03745484409442561
page(s): 11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Depth range 0-1150 m  
Depth range 0-1150 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent  
Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Balanophyllia Wood, 1844. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135108 on 2024-07-19
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original description Wood, S. V. (1844). III.—Descriptive Catalogue of the Zoophytes from the Crag. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 13(81): 10-21. (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03745484409442561
page(s): 11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Osteodes Conrad, 1855 †) Conrad, T. A. (1855). Observations on the Eocene deposit of Jackson, Mississippi, with descriptions of thirty-four new species of shells and corals. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 7: 257-263, pls. 14-17., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/26299480 [details]   

original description  (of Ilerdosmilia Reig Oriol, 1997 †) Reig Oriol, J. M. (1997). Generos y especies nuevas de Madreporarios cretacicos. <em>Barcelona, Self-published,.</em> 45 pp., 5 pls. [details]   

original description  (of Ceratopsammia Alloiteau, 1958 †) Alloiteau J. (1958). Monographie des madreporaires fossiles de Madagascar. <em>Annales Géologiques de Madagascar.</em> 25: 1-218, pls 1-38. [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at https://www.checklistbank.org/dataset/126539/about [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (1994). Scleractinia of the temperate North Pacific. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 557: 1-150.
page(s): 84, Plate 40j [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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Nontype WAM 128-58, geounit Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 258-93 [details]
Nontype WAM 362-79, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 450-96, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 46-96, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 64-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 68-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 68-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 704-84, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 83-84, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 93-84, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 96-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype ZMAN, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type BMNH [details]
Unknown type MCZ 3571 [details]
Unknown type WAM 146-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Corallum solitary and attached, having a polycyclic base; theca costate, epitheca absent or present; Pourtales Plan present; columella spongy and elongate. Azooxanthellate. [details]

Remark This genus and family were monographed by Cairns (2001), which included a phylogenetic analysis based on morphology. 129 species, 76 of which are fossil (Cairns, 2001). [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate and zooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-1150 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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English turret coral  [details]