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 314942 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 314 Deltocyathiidae (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 314000     Caryophylliidae, Deltocyathiidae
Child Codes: 11 314909     Deltocyathus spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
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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