CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 309000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Rhizangiidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: Rhizangiidae (hard corals) - show full list
Common Name: stony corals
Common Names List: stony corals
stony coral
Recent Synonyms: Astrangiidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Parent Codes: 11 290000     Order Scleractinia - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 11 309901     Astrangia spp.
11 309902     Cladangia spp.
11 309903     Culicia spp.
11 309904     Oulangia spp.
Organism Type: a stony coral
Taxon Notes:This family is also sometimes cited as Astrangiidae, which is a junior synonym (see Veron, 2000). This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family 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
ITIS (USA) 53365
View at ITIS
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Veron, J. E. H., 2000, Corals of the World. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Qld. 3 Vols.
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