CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 317029 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Sphenotrochus cairnsi    Garberoglio, 2018
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: Turbinoliidae (hard corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a stony coral]
Recent Synonyms: Sphenotrochus hancocki
Sphenotrochus cuneolus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Tropical Indo-West Pacific
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 317915     Sphenotrochus spp.
Organism Type: a stony coral
Taxon Notes:Australian specimens were originally recorded in error as the wide-spread Indo-Pacific species S. hancocki, see Cairns, 2004.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-21
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Cairns, S.D., 2004. The azooxanthellate Sceractinia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) of Australia., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 53(3): 259-329.
Scientific Name
verified against
Garberoglio, R.M., 2018. Sphenotrochus cairnsi, new name for Sphenotrochus cuneolus Cairns, 2004 (Scleractinia: Turbinoliidae)., Zootaxa, Vol. 4526(3): 392. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4526.3.8
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