CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Alcyonacea (order)  »  Chrysogorgiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 180902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Isidoides spp.   
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: Chrysogorgiidae (gold corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a gold coral]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 180000     Chrysogorgiidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 11 180001     Isidoides armata
Organism Type: a gold coral
Taxon Notes:The placement of this genus is currently problematic, see Pante et al (2013). We have retained it here pending a more detailed review which hopefully will clarify which family it belongs in. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
Pante, E. Saucier, E.H. France, S.C., 2013. Molecular and morphological data support reclassification of the octocoral genus Isidoides., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 27: 365-378.
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