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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 314000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Caryophylliidae, Deltocyathiidae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 314 (stony corals) - show full list
Common Name: stony corals
Organism Type: a stony coral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 290000     Scleractinia
Child Codes: 11 314941     Caryophylliidae
11 314942     Deltocyathiidae
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [25] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This group was previously all included within the Caryophylliidae, but recent genetic work has separated the Deltocyathiidae. See Kitahara et al, 2012. 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
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS 574698
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-06-19
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
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Kitahara, M.V., Cairns, S.D., Stolarski, J., Miller, D.J., 2012. Deltocyathiidae, an early-diverging family of robust corals (Anthozoa, Scleractinia)., Zoologica Scripta, Vol. 42(2): 201-212.
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