CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 314909 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Deltocyathus spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 314 Deltocyathiidae (stony corals) - show full list
Common Name: [a stony coral]
Organism Type: a stony coral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 314942     Deltocyathiidae
Child Codes: 11 314050     Deltocyathus andamanicus
11 314051     Deltocyathus cameratus
11 314080     Deltocyathus corrugatus
11 314002     Deltocyathus magnificus
11 314052     Deltocyathus ornatus
11 314053     Deltocyathus rotulus
11 314020     Deltocyathus sarsi
11 314054     Deltocyathus stella
11 314021     Deltocyathus suluensis
Taxon Notes:This genus is now the only extant genus in the family Deltocyathiidae. 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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Kitahara, M.V., Cairns, S.D., 2009. A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with description of a new species., Zoosystema, Vol. 31(2): 233-248.
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