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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus Duncan, 1876 
AphiaID: 135098

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophylliidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus atlanticus Duncan, 1876 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophylliidae Dana, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgelecyathus Duncan, 1876
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus andamanensis Alcock, 1893
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus atlanticus Duncan, 1876
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus chaishanensis Lin, Kitahara, Tachikawa, Keshavmurthy & Chen, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus difficilis Duncan, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus fulvus Wijsman-Best, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus furanaensis Verheij & Best, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus fuscomarginatus (Klunzinger, 1879)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus hodgsoni Verheij & Best, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus hondaensis (Durham & Barnard, 1952)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus isabela Wells, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus marigondoni Verheij & Best, 1987
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus mayae Cairns, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus norfolkensis Cairns, 1995
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus octuplus Cairns, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus palifera (Verrill, 1869)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus persicus (Duncan, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus senegalensis Chevalier, 1966
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus verrilli Duncan, 1889

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus banyulensis Best, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus conceptus (Gardiner & Waugh, 1938) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacyathus conceptus Gardiner & Waugh, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus mediterraneus Best, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus banyulensis Best, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-441 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135098
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2010-08-18 00:01:05Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-15 23:16:22Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Polycyathus Duncan, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135098 on 2014-07-29
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