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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 176910 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Sinularia spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 176 Alcyoniidae (soft corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a soft coral]
Organism Type: a soft coral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 176000     Alcyoniidae
Child Codes: 11 176013     Sinularia australiensis
11 176002     Sinularia megasclera
11 176003     Sinularia platysma
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.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Scientific Name
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Van Ofwegen, L.P., McFadden, C.S., Benayahu, Y., 2016. Sinularia polydactyla (Ehrenberg, 1834) (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) re-examined, with description of a new species., ZooKeys, Vol. 581: 71-126. . doi:10.3897/zookeys.581.7455 doi:10.3897/zookeys.581.7455
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