WoRMS taxon details

Fungiacyathidae Chevalier & Beauvais, 1987

135076  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135076)

accepted
Family
Fungiacyathus Sars, 1872 (type by original designation)
Genus Fungiacyathus Sars, 1872

Genus Bathyactis Moseley, 1880 accepted as Fungiacyathus (Bathyactis) Moseley, 1880 (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Genus Bathytrochus Gravier, 1915 accepted as Fungiacyathus Sars, 1872 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Fungiocyathus Sars, 1872 accepted as Fungiacyathus Sars, 1872 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Fungiozyathus Sars, 1872 accepted as Fungiacyathus Sars, 1872 (unaccepted > misspelling)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Chevalier, J.P., Beauvais, L. (1987). Ordre des Scleractiniaires in: Cnidaires, anthozoaires. <em>Traite de Zoologie.</em> Tome III, Fascicule 3: 403-764. [details]   
Status The correct authorship of this family is Chevalier and Beauvais, 1987  
Status The correct authorship of this family is Chevalier and Beauvais, 1987 [details]

Depth range 99-6328 m, deepest of the Scleractinia  
Depth range 99-6328 m, deepest of the Scleractinia [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Fungiacyathidae Chevalier & Beauvais, 1987. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135076 on 2022-08-14
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2010-09-25 12:49:11Z
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original description Chevalier, J.P., Beauvais, L. (1987). Ordre des Scleractiniaires in: Cnidaires, anthozoaires. <em>Traite de Zoologie.</em> Tome III, Fascicule 3: 403-764. [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 Baron-Szabo RC, Cairns SD, Stolarski J. (2021). Systematic descriptions of the Scleractinia - Family Fungiacyathidae (nr. 149). <em>Treatise Online. Part F, Revised.</em> Volume 2, Chapter 16: 1-5. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1989). A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 486: 1-136. [details]   

identification resource Cairns SD. (1989). A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 486: 1-136. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Corallum solitary, free (completely invested by polyp), usually cupolate, with a flat to concave basal septotheca; azooxanthellate; septa laminar and imperforate, composed of a single fan system of widely-spaced, compound trabeculae, each usually terminating at septal axial edge as a tall septal spine; adjacent septa united by T- or Y-shaped synapticular plates that originate from thecal base; endotheca and dissepiments absent; septa hexamerally arranged in 4 or 5 cycles. [details]

Status The correct authorship of this family is Chevalier and Beauvais, 1987 [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 99-6328 m, deepest of the Scleractinia [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]