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Rhizosmilia Cairns, 1978

267805  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267805)

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Genus
Rhizosmilia gerdae Cairns, 1978 (type by original designation)

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Cairns, S.D. (1978). New genus and species of ahermatypic coral (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the western Atlantic. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 9l(l): 216-221, 1(1), text-fig. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Depth range 1-539 m  
Depth range 1-539 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Rhizosmilia Cairns, 1978. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2024) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267805 on 2024-05-19
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2024). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Rhizosmilia Cairns, 1978. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267805 on 2024-05-19
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2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
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2010-08-21 12:24:10Z
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2010-09-09 20:29:02Z
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2019-10-12 20:22:42Z
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2022-06-24 11:12:51Z
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original description Cairns, S.D. (1978). New genus and species of ahermatypic coral (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the western Atlantic. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 9l(l): 216-221, 1(1), text-fig. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., R. Baron-Szabo, A.F. Budd, B. Lathuilière, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski & K.G. Johnson. (2010). Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the Natural History of the Caribbean Region.</em> 75: 1-231. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Cairns, S.D. (1995). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa. <em>New Zealand Oceanographic Memoir.</em> 103: 1-210. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Paratype USNM 10210 [details]
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Diagnosis Corallum colonial, forming small phaceloid colonies by extracalicular budding; base polycyclic; paliform lobes present before penultimate septal cycle and occasionally first and second septal cycle; columella spongy, lamellar or fascicular; endothecal dissepiments present. [details]

Remark Six exclusively Recent species [details]

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Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 1-539 m [details]
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