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Flabellum Lesson, 1831

135114  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135114)

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Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (type by subsequent designation)
Flabella Duncan, 1864 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Subgenus Flabellum (Flabellum) Lesson, 1831
    1. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) angustum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942
    2. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) arcuatile Cairns, 1999
    3. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) areum Cairns, 1982
    4. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) atlanticum Cairns, 1979
    5. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) australe Moseley, 1880
    6. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862
    7. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) chunii Marenzeller, 1904
    8. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) cinctutum Cairns & Polonio, 2013
    9. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) curvatum Moseley, 1880
    10. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) flexuosum Cairns, 1982
    11. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) floridanum Cairns, 1991
    12. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) folkesoni Cairns, 1998
    13. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) gardineri Cairns, 1982
    14. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) impensum Squires, 1962
    15. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) knoxi Ralph & Squires, 1962
    16. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) lamellulosum Alcock, 1902
    17. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) leptoconus Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016
    18. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) magnificum Marenzeller, 1904
    19. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) ongulense Eguchi, 1965
    20. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) patens Moseley, 1880
    21. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831
    22. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) politum Cairns, 1989
    23. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    24. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) vaughani Cairns, 1984
    25. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) angiostomum Folkeson, 1919 accepted as Truncatoflabellum angiostomum (Folkeson, 1919) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    26. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) dens Alcock, 1902 accepted as Truncatoflabellum dens (Alcock, 1902) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    27. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) gracile (Studer, 1877) accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    28. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) sibogae Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Javania lamprotichum (Moseley, 1880) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    29. Species Flabellum (Flabellum) transversale Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) transversale transversale Moseley, 1880
  2. Subgenus Flabellum (Ulocyathus) Sars, 1851
    1. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876
    2. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) angulare Moseley, 1876
    3. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) aotearoa Squires, 1964
    4. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876
    5. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) conuis Moseley, 1880
    6. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) daphnense Durham & Barnard, 1952
    7. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) deludens Marenzeller, 1904
    8. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) foreti Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
    9. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) hoffmeisteri Cairns & Parker, 1992
    10. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) japonicum Moseley, 1880
    11. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) kerguelensis Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016
    12. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965
    13. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) macandrewi Gray, 1849
    14. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) marcus Keller, 1974
    15. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) marenzelleri Cairns, 1989
    16. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) messum Alcock, 1902
    17. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) moseleyi Pourtalès, 1880
    18. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) sexcostatum Cairns, 1989
    19. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) tuthilli Hoffmeister, 1933
    20. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) patagonichum Moseley, 1880 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    21. Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) raukawaensis Squires & Keyes, 1967 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  3. Species Flabellum laciniatum (Philippi, 1841)
  4. Subgenus Flabellum (Blastotrochus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Blastotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    1. Species Flabellum (Blastotrochus) nutrix (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Blastotrochus nutrix Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  5. Subgenus Flabellum (Rhizotrochus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Rhizotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    1. Species Flabellum (Rhizotrochus) crateriformis (Alcock, 1894) accepted as Rhizotrochus typus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  6. Species Flabellum aculeatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum aculeatum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  7. Species Flabellum affine Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  8. Species Flabellum angiostomum Folkeson, 1919 accepted as Truncatoflabellum angiostomum (Folkeson, 1919) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  9. Species Flabellum angulatum Moseley, 1976 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) angulare Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  10. Species Flabellum antarcticum (Gravier, 1914) accepted as Javania antarctica (Gravier, 1914) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  11. Species Flabellum anthophyllum (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Monomyces pygmaea (Risso, 1827) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  12. Species Flabellum arcticum (Sars) (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  13. Species Flabellum bairdi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  14. Species Flabellum bandeanum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Placotrochus laevis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
  15. Species Flabellum brasiliensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Meandrina brasiliensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  16. Species Flabellum candeanum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum candeanum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  17. Species Flabellum coalitum Marenzeller, 1888 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  18. Species Flabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  19. Species Flabellum crassum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum crassum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  20. Species Flabellum crateriformis (Alcock, 1894) accepted as Rhizotrochus typus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  21. Species Flabellum crenulatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  22. Species Flabellum cumingi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum cumingii (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym, misspelling)
  23. Species Flabellum cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum cumingii (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  24. Species Flabellum debile Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  25. Species Flabellum dens Alcock, 1902 accepted as Truncatoflabellum dens (Alcock, 1902) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  26. Species Flabellum distinctum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  27. Species Flabellum elegans Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum candeanum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  28. Species Flabellum elongatum Hu, 1987 accepted as Placotrochides scaphula Alcock, 1902 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  29. Species Flabellum elongatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  30. Species Flabellum fragile Cairns, 1977 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) floridanum Cairns, 1991 (unaccepted > junior homonym)
  31. Species Flabellum goodei Verrill, 1878 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  32. Species Flabellum gracile (Studer, 1878) accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  33. Species Flabellum harmeri Gardiner, 1929 accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  34. Species Flabellum inconstans Marenzeller, 1904 accepted as Truncatoflabellum inconstans (Marenzeller, 1904) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  35. Species Flabellum irregulare Semper, 1872 accepted as Truncatoflabellum irregulare (Semper, 1872) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  36. Species Flabellum irregulare Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Truncatoflabellum cumingii (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, homonym)
  37. Species Flabellum latum Studer, 1878 accepted as Monomyces rubrum f. latum (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  38. Species Flabellum lessonii Michelin, 1842 accepted as Tropidocyathus lessonii (Michelin, 1842) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  39. Species Flabellum martensi Studer, 1878 accepted as Truncatoflabellum martensii (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > superseded combination, misspelling)
  40. Species Flabellum martensii Studer, 1878 accepted as Truncatoflabellum martensii (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  41. Species Flabellum matricidum Saville Kent, 1871 accepted as Aulocyathus matricidus (Saville Kent, 1871) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  42. Species Flabellum matricidus Saville Kent, 1871 accepted as Aulocyathus matricidus (Saville Kent, 1871) (unaccepted > superseded combination, amended spelling)
  43. Species Flabellum minus Duncan, 1878 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  44. Species Flabellum montereyense Durham, 1947 accepted as Polymyces montereyensis (Durham, 1947) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
  45. Species Flabellum montereyensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Polymyces montereyensis (Durham, 1947) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  46. Species Flabellum multifore Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Catalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  47. Species Flabellum nobile Holdsworth, 1862 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  48. Species Flabellum nutrix (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Blastotrochus nutrix Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  49. Species Flabellum oweni Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
  50. Species Flabellum owenii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  51. Species Flabellum paripavoninum Alcock, 1894 accepted as Truncatoflabellum paripavoninum (Alcock, 1894) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  52. Species Flabellum patagonichum Moseley, 1880 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  53. Species Flabellum pedicellatum Semper, 1872 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  54. Species Flabellum profundum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  55. Species Flabellum raukawaensis Squires & Keyes, 1967 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  56. Species Flabellum rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  57. Species Flabellum sibogae Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Javania lamprotichum (Moseley, 1880) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  58. Species Flabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  59. Species Flabellum spinosum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum aculeatum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  60. Species Flabellum stabile Marenzeller, 1904 accepted as Truncatoflabellum stabile (Marenzeller, 1904) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  61. Species Flabellum stokesi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
  62. Species Flabellum stokesii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  63. Species Flabellum suluense Alcock, 1902 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) magnificum Marenzeller, 1904 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonymy)
  64. Species Flabellum sumatrense Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  65. Species Flabellum tannerense Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Polymyces montereyensis (Durham, 1947) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  66. Species Flabellum thouarsi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  67. Species Flabellum trapezoideum Keller, 1981 accepted as Truncatoflabellum trapezoideum (Keller, 1981) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  68. Species Flabellum truncum Cairns, 1982 accepted as Truncatoflabellum truncum (Cairns, 1982) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  69. Species Flabellum tubuliferum Tenison-Woods, 1880 accepted as Rhizotrochus tuberculatus (Tenison-Woods, 1879) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  70. Species Flabellum vacuum Crossland, 1952 accepted as Catalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  71. Species Flabellum vanuatu Wells, 1984 accepted as Truncatoflabellum vanuatu (Wells, 1984) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  72. Species Flabellum variabile Semper, 1872 accepted as Truncatoflabellum aculeatum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  73. Species Flabellum weberi Alcock, 1902 accepted as Javania insignis Duncan, 1876 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  74. Species Flabellum alabastrum Moseley, 1876 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876
  75. Species Flabellum angulare Moseley, 1876 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) angulare Moseley, 1876
  76. Species Flabellum angustum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) angustum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942
  77. Species Flabellum aotearoa Squires, 1964 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) aotearoa Squires, 1964
  78. Species Flabellum apertum Moseley, 1876 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876
  79. Species Flabellum arcuatile Cairns, 1999 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) arcuatile Cairns, 1999
  80. Species Flabellum areum Cairns, 1982 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) areum Cairns, 1982
  81. Species Flabellum atlanticum Cairns, 1979 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) atlanticum Cairns, 1979
  82. Species Flabellum australe Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) australe Moseley, 1880
  83. Species Flabellum campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862
  84. Species Flabellum chunii Marenzeller, 1904 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) chunii Marenzeller, 1904
  85. Species Flabellum cinctutum Cairns & Polonio, 2013 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) cinctutum Cairns & Polonio, 2013
  86. Species Flabellum conuis Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) conuis Moseley, 1880
  87. Species Flabellum curvatum Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) curvatum Moseley, 1880
  88. Species Flabellum daphnense Durham & Barnard, 1952 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) daphnense Durham & Barnard, 1952
  89. Species Flabellum deludens Marenzeller, 1904 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) deludens Marenzeller, 1904
  90. Species Flabellum flexuosum Cairns, 1982 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) flexuosum Cairns, 1982
  91. Species Flabellum floridanum Cairns, 1991 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) floridanum Cairns, 1991
  92. Species Flabellum folkesoni Cairns, 1998 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) folkesoni Cairns, 1998
  93. Species Flabellum foreti Kitahara & Cairns, 2021 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) foreti Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
  94. Species Flabellum gardineri Cairns, 1982 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) gardineri Cairns, 1982
  95. Species Flabellum hoffmeisteri Cairns & Parker, 1992 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) hoffmeisteri Cairns & Parker, 1992
  96. Species Flabellum impensum Squires, 1962 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) impensum Squires, 1962
  97. Species Flabellum japonicum Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) japonicum Moseley, 1880
  98. Species Flabellum kerguelensis Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) kerguelensis Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016
  99. Species Flabellum knoxi Ralph & Squires, 1962 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) knoxi Ralph & Squires, 1962
  100. Species Flabellum lamellosum Alcock, 1902 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) lamellulosum Alcock, 1902
  101. Species Flabellum leptoconus Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) leptoconus Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016
  102. Species Flabellum lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965
  103. Species Flabellum macandrewi Gray, 1849 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) macandrewi Gray, 1849
  104. Species Flabellum magnificum Marenzeller, 1904 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) magnificum Marenzeller, 1904
  105. Species Flabellum marcus Keller, 1974 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) marcus Keller, 1974
  106. Species Flabellum marenzelleri Cairns, 1989 (alternative representation)
  107. Species Flabellum messum Alcock, 1902 (alternative representation)
  108. Species Flabellum moseleyi Pourtalès, 1880 (alternative representation)
  109. Species Flabellum ongulense Eguchi, 1965 (alternative representation)
  110. Species Flabellum patens Moseley, 1880 (alternative representation)
  111. Species Flabellum pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (alternative representation)
  112. Species Flabellum politum Cairns, 1989 (alternative representation)
  113. Species Flabellum sexcostatum Cairns, 1989 (alternative representation)
  114. Species Flabellum thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (alternative representation)
  115. Species Flabellum transversale Moseley, 1880 (alternative representation)
  116. Species Flabellum tuthilli Hoffmeister, 1933 (alternative representation)
  117. Species Flabellum vaughani Cairns, 1984 (alternative representation)
  118. Species Flabellum braziliense Pourtalès, 1874 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Lesson, R.P. 1831. Illustrations de zoologie ou recueil de figures d'animaux peintes d'apres nature, pls. 1-60. Bertrand, Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91260 [details]   

(of Flabella Duncan, 1864) Duncan PM. (1864). A description of some fossil corals and echinoderms from the South-Australian Tertiaries. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 3.</em> 14: 161-168, pls. 5-6. [details]   
Depth range 36-2260 m  
Depth range 36-2260 m [details]

Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without...  
Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. Seta are very fine and numerous. Columellae are absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large, like Tubastraea (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellum Lesson, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135114 on 2024-07-21
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original description Lesson, R.P. 1831. Illustrations de zoologie ou recueil de figures d'animaux peintes d'apres nature, pls. 1-60. Bertrand, Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91260 [details]   

original description  (of Flabella Duncan, 1864) Duncan PM. (1864). A description of some fossil corals and echinoderms from the South-Australian Tertiaries. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 3.</em> 14: 161-168, pls. 5-6. [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 Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. (1876). Preliminary report to Professor Wyville Thompson, F.R.S., Director of the Civilian Scientific Staff, on the true corals dredged by H.M.S. 'Challenger' in deep water between the dates Dec. 30th, 1870, and August 31st. <em>Proc. R. Soc.</em> 24: 544-569.
page(s): 546, 547, 566, 567, 568 [details]   

additional source Daly, M.M., Fautin D.G., Cappola V.A., 2003. Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139 3: 419-437.
page(s): 424-425, 427-428 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Randall RH. (2003). An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. <em>Micronesica.</em> 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 136 [details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. 1877. Of the colouring matters of various animals, and especially of deep-sea forms dredged by H.M.S. Challenger.-- Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science, new ser., 17: 1-23.
page(s): 4 [details]   

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redescription Cairns, S.D. (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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Nontype ZMAN, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type BMNH 1950.1.11.30, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 20702, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 20705, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 20706, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 20707 [details]
Unknown type USNM 20708, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 20710 [details]
Unknown type USNM 20711, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 40724, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 40725, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 40733, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 81946, geounit Philippines Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 82133 [details]
Unknown type USNM 82134, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 36-2260 m [details]

Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. Seta are very fine and numerous. Columellae are absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large, like Tubastraea (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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LanguageName 
English fan corals  [details]
German Fächerkorallen  [details]