WoRMS taxon details

Micrabaciidae Vaughan, 1905

173384  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:173384)

accepted
Family
Antilloseridae Wells, 1933 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Stephanophylliidae Yabe & Eguchi, 1934 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Vaughan TW. (1905). A critical review of the literature on the simple genera of the Madreporaria Fungida, with a tentative classification. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 28: 371-424., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.1401.371 [details]   
Depth range 15-5000 m  
Depth range 15-5000 m [details]

Description Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none...  
Description Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Micrabaciidae Vaughan, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=173384 on 2022-08-08
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2005-07-13 08:49:24Z
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2010-09-25 15:02:01Z
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original description Vaughan TW. (1905). A critical review of the literature on the simple genera of the Madreporaria Fungida, with a tentative classification. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 28: 371-424., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.1401.371 [details]   

original description  (of Stephanophylliidae Yabe & Eguchi, 1934 †) Yabe H, Eguchi M. (1934). Probable generic identity of Stephanophyllia Michelin and Micrabacia M. Edwards and J. Haime. <em>Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Japan.</em> 10 (5): 278-281. [details]   

original description  (of Antilloseridae Wells, 1933 †) Wells JW. (1933). Corals of the Cretaceous of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains and Western Interior of the United States. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology,.</em> 18 (67): 85–292. [details]   

basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. <i>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review</i>. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Baron-Szabo RC, Cairns SD. (2017). Systematic descriptions of the Scleractinia - Family Micrabaciidae (nr. 98). <em>Treatise Online, Part F, Revised.</em> Volume 2, Chapter 11: 1-8., available online at https://doi.org/10.17161/to.v0i0.6671 [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 Simple, free, cupolate, ahermatypic. No corallite wall, the costae alternating in position with septa, beaded or smooth, fixed to septa by regularly spaced simple synapticulae. Septa composed of one fan system of simple trabeculae, perforate, margins dentate. Dissepiments sparse or absent. Synapticulae simple, mostly in costal region present. Columella trabecular. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 15-5000 m [details]

Description Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent [details]