CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 307907 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Micromussa spp.   
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: Lobophylliidae (hard corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a stony coral]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 307000     Lobophylliidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 11 307026     Micromussa amakusensis
11 307052     Micromussa indiana
11 307008     Micromussa lordhowensis
11 307051     Micromussa multipunctata
11 307053     Micromussa pacifica
11 307009     Micromussa regularis
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
Arrigoni, R. Benzoni, F. Huang, D. Fukami, H. Chen, C.A. Berumen, M.L. Heegenboom, M. Thomson, D.P. Hoeksema, B.W. Budd, A.F. Zayasu, Y. Terraneo, T.I. Kitano, Y.F. Baird, A.H., 2016. When forms meet genes: revision of the scleractinian genera Micromussa and Homophyllia (Lobophylliidae) witha description of two new species and one new genus., Contibutions to Zoology, Vol. 85(4): 387-422.
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