CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Scleractinia (order)  »  Agariciidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 297906 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Dactylotrochus spp.   
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: Agariciidae (hard corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a stony coral]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 297000     Agariciidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 11 297032     Dactylotrochus cervicornis
Organism Type: a stony coral
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name
verified against
Kitahara, M.V. Stolarski, J. Cairns, S.D. Benzoni, F. Stake, J.L. Miller, D.J., 2012. The first modern solitary Agariciidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) revealed by moelcular and microstructural analysis., Invertebrate Systematics, Vol. 26: 303-315.
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