WoRMS taxon details

Meandrinidae Gray, 1847

196101  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196101)

accepted
Family
Dendrogyridae Alloiteau, 1952 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Diplocteniopsidae Zlatarski, 1968 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Eusmiliidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Eusmillidae Verrill, 1866 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Maeandrinidae Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Meandriidae Alloiteau, 1952 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Meandrinidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 · unaccepted > junior homonym
Meandrininae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 · unaccepted > junior objective synonym
Genus Dendrogyra Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Dichocoenia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Eusmilia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Meandrina Lamarck, 1801

Genus Brachymaeandrina Duncan, 1884 accepted as Meandrina Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Ctenophyllia Dana, 1846 accepted as Meandrina Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Goreaugyra Wells, 1973 accepted as Meandrina Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Maeandra Oken, 1815 accepted as Meandrina Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > unavailable name, junior synonym)
Genus Maeandrina Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Meandrina Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Genus Meandra Oken, 1815 accepted as Meandrina Lamarck, 1801 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)

Genus Sphenophyllia Moseley, 1880 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, synonymy)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray JE. (1847). An outline of an arrangement of stony corals. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 19: 120-128. [details]   
Description Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columella are...  
Description Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columella are seta-like, without centres. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Meandrinidae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196101 on 2022-09-25
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original description Gray JE. (1847). An outline of an arrangement of stony corals. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 19: 120-128. [details]   

original description  (of Maeandrinidae 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 Eusmiliidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) 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 Eusmillidae Verrill, 1866) Verrill AE. (1866). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Part III. Madreporaria. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 5(3): 17-50, pls. 1-2., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33204514 [details]   

original description  (of Dendrogyridae Alloiteau, 1952) Alloiteau J. (1952). Embranchement des Coelentérés. Madreporaires Post-Paleozoiques. <em>In: Piveteau J, ed. Traité de Paléontologie, Paris: Masson.</em> 539–684, pls. 1-10. [details]   

original description  (of Diplocteniopsidae Zlatarski, 1968) Zlatarski V. (1968). Diplocteniopsidae, une nouvelle famille de Madreporaria de l'Aptien de la Bulgarie du Nord. <em>Bull. Geol. Inst., Ser. Paleontology.</em> 17: 49–107. [details]   

original description  (of Meandriidae Alloiteau, 1952 †) Alloiteau J. (1952). Embranchement des Coelentérés. Madreporaires Post-Paleozoiques. <em>In: Piveteau J, ed. Traité de Paléontologie, Paris: Masson.</em> 539–684, pls. 1-10. [details]   

original description  (of Meandrinidae 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 Meandrininae 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]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Solitary (?) and colonial; intracalicular budding; meandroid, flabellate, phaceloid, flabello-meandroid, or plocoid; mostly septothecal and paraseptothecal; septa laminar, formed by one or more fan systems of simple trabeculae; septal teeth minute; lateral septal faces smooth or having low scattered spinose granulation; extensive thickening deposits; microstructure often showing distinct median lines; no pali or paliform lobes; lamellar or trabecular columella; well-developed endotheca; solid or vesicular peritheca. [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columella are seta-like, without centres. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]