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 297032 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Dactylotrochus cervicornis    (Moseley, 1881)
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 297906     Dactylotrochus spp.
Organism Type: a stony coral
Taxon Notes:This genus and species was previously placed in the family Caryophyllidae.

ITIS (USA) 572032
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World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-03-02
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Cairns, S.D., 1999. Cnidaria Anthozoa: Deep-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia from Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands., Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Vol. 180: 31-167.
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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