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Merulinidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857

1579843  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:1579843)

accepted
Family
Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834 (type by monotypy)
Echinoporidae Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Favitidae Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Favitinae Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Merulinidae Verrill, 1866 · unaccepted > junior objective synonym
Orbicellidae Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicellidae Vaughan, 1902 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (homonym)
Pectiniidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Trachyphyllidae Wells, 1956 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (homonym)
Trachyphylliidae Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Genus Astraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892
Genus Astrea Lamarck, 1801
Genus Australogyra Veron & Pichon, 1982
Genus Boninastrea Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935
Genus Catalaphyllia Wells, 1971
Genus Caulastraea Dana, 1846
Genus Coelastrea Verrill, 1866
Genus Cyphastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830
Genus Echinopora Lamarck, 1816
Genus Favites Link, 1807
Genus Goniastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Hydnophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
Genus Leptoria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Mycedium Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
Genus Orbicella Dana, 1846
Genus Oulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Paragoniastrea Huang, Benzoni & Budd, 2014
Genus Paramontastraea Huang & Budd, 2014
Genus Pectinia Blainville, 1825
Genus Physophyllia Duncan, 1884
Genus Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Trachyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

Genus Acanthelia Wells, 1937 accepted as Echinopora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Acanthopora Verrill, 1864 accepted as Echinopora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Aphrastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Aphrastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Astraea Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Astrea Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Astreosmilia Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Astraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Astroria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonym)
Genus Barabattoia Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941 accepted as Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Bikiniastrea Wells, 1954 accepted as Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Caeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Callogyra Verrill, 1901 accepted as Trachyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Caulastrea Dana, 1846 accepted as Caulastraea Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Clavarina Verrill, 1864 accepted as Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Coelogyra Nemenzo, 1959 accepted as Oulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Coeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
Genus Cyphastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Cyphastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Dasyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Caulastraea Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Dipsastrea Blainville, 1830 accepted as Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Echinastrea De Blainville, 1830 accepted as Echinopora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Erythrastrea Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983 accepted as Oulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Favastrea de Blainville, 1830 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Subfamily Favitinae Verrill, 1901 accepted as Merulinidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Goniastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Goniastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Heliastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Echinopora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Heliastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Dipsastraea Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Hydnophorella Delage & Hérouard, 1901 accepted as Hydnophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Monticularia Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Hydnophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Monticulina Saville-Kent, 1893 accepted as Hydnophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Mycedium Oken, 1815 accepted as Mycedium Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > unavailable name)
Genus Paraclavarina Veron, 1985 accepted as Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Parapectinia Nemenzo & Montecillo, 1981 accepted as Pectinia Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Parastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Dichocoenia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Parastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Dichocoenia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Pectinia Oken, 1815 accepted as Pectinia Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted > unavailable name)
Genus Phyllastraea Dana, 1846 accepted as Mycedium Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Phymastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Phymastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Plerastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Plerastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Prionastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Prionastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Scapophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Stephanocora Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Echinopora Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Tridacophyllia Blainville, 1830 accepted as Pectinia Blainville, 1825 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Ulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Oulophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Wellsophyllia Pichon, 1980 accepted as Trachyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12403706 [details]   
Status Milne Edwards (1857, p. 627) introduced the tribe Merulinacees, also providing the Latinized version of it (=Merulinaceae)....  
Status Milne Edwards (1857, p. 627) introduced the tribe Merulinacees, also providing the Latinized version of it (=Merulinaceae). Soon after, the family Merulinidae was used by Greene (1863, p. 208), clearly referring to Milne Edwards's work. [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Merulinidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1579843 on 2023-02-02
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12403706 [details]   

original description  (of Favitinae Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Orbicellidae Vaughan, 1902) Vaughan TW. (1902). The stony corals of the Porto Rican waters. <em>Bulletin of the United States Fish Commision for 1900.</em> 20: 289-320, pls. 1-38. [details]   

original description  (of Merulinidae Verrill, 1866) Verrill AE. (1866). Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). <em>Communications of the Essex Institute.</em> 4: 145–152., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34752272 [details]   

original description  (of Pectiniidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943) Vaughan TW, Wells JW. (1943). Revision of the suborders, families and genera of the Scleractinia. <em>Special Papers of the Geological Society of America.</em> 44: 1-363. [details]   

original description  (of Trachyphylliidae Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Trachyphyllidae Wells, 1956) Wells JW. (1956). Scleractinia. In: Moore RC (ed) Treatise on invertebrate paleontology F. Coelenterata. <em>Geological Society of America & University of Kansas Press.</em> pp. F328–F440. [details]   

original description  (of Favitidae Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Orbicellidae Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Echinoporidae Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   
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Status Milne Edwards (1857, p. 627) introduced the tribe Merulinacees, also providing the Latinized version of it (=Merulinaceae). Soon after, the family Merulinidae was used by Greene (1863, p. 208), clearly referring to Milne Edwards's work. [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese サザナミサンゴ科 [from synonym]ウミバラ科 [from synonym]  [details]