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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizosmilia Cairns, 1978 
AphiaID: 267805

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 editorRhizosmilia gerdae Cairns, 1978 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophylliidae Dana, 1846
Sources  original description Cairns, S.D., 1978. New genus and species of ahermatypic coral (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the western Atlantic. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 9l(l): 216-221, 1 pl., 1 text-fig.  [details]

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 editorRhizosmilia elata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizosmilia gerdae Cairns, 1978
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizosmilia maculata (Pourtal├Ęs, 1874)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizosmilia multipalifera Cairns, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizosmilia robusta Cairns in Cairns & Keller, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizosmilia sagamiensis (Eguchi, 1968)
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 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1-539 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267805
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-21 12:24:10Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-09 20:29:02Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Rhizosmilia Cairns, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267805 on 2014-10-31
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