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Faviidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857

196099  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196099)

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Family
Favia De Blainville, 1820 (type by subsequent designation)
Astraeidae Dana, 1846 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Faviidae Gregory, 1900 · unaccepted > junior objective synonym (homonymy)
Mussidae Ortmann, 1890 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Genus Ceratophyllia von Fritsch, 1878 †
  2. Genus Cricocyathus Quenstedt, 1879 †
  3. Genus Cycloria Reuss, 1854 †
  4. Genus Dactylosmilia d'Orbigny, 1849 †
  5. Genus Desmocladia Reuss, 1874 †
  6. Genus Dictuophyllia Blainville, 1830 †
  7. Genus Diplocoeniastraea d'Achiardi, 1880 †
  8. Subfamily Faviinae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857
    1. Genus Colpophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    2. Genus Diploria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    3. Genus Eugyra de Fromentel, 1857 †
    4. Genus Favia De Blainville, 1820
    5. Genus Lamellastraea Duncan, 1868 †
    6. Genus Manicina Ehrenberg, 1834
    7. Genus Mussismilia Ortmann, 1890
    8. Genus Pseudodiploria Fukami, Budd & Knowlton, 2012
    9. Genus Ceriosmilia Schuster, 2002 † accepted as Colpophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    10. Genus Clypeofavia de Angelis d'Ossat, 1894 † accepted as Favia De Blainville, 1820 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    11. Genus Favia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Favia De Blainville, 1820 (unaccepted > junior homonym)
    12. Genus Favia Oken, 1815 accepted as Favia De Blainville, 1820 (unaccepted > unavailable name)
    13. Genus Fissicella Dana, 1848 † accepted as Favia De Blainville, 1820 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    14. Genus Podasteria Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Manicina Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    15. Genus Protomussa Matthai, 1928 accepted as Mussismilia Ortmann, 1890 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    16. Genus Stegiastrea Meneghini, 1857 † accepted as Favia De Blainville, 1820 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    17. Genus Teleiophyllia Duncan, 1864 accepted as Manicina Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  9. Genus Hadrophyllia Budd & Johnson, 1999 †
  10. Genus Indosmilia Gerth, 1933 †
  11. Genus Liptodendron Eliášová, 1991 †
  12. Subfamily Mussinae Ortmann, 1890
    1. Genus Antillia Duncan, 1864 †
    2. Genus Antillophyllia Vaughan, 1932 †
    3. Genus Astrogyra Felix, 1900 †
    4. Genus Circophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 †
    5. Genus Cyclomussa Wells, 1941 †
    6. Genus Isophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
    7. Genus Leptomussa d'Achiardi, 1867 †
    8. Genus Matejkia Eliášová, 1974 †
    9. Genus Mussa Oken, 1815
    10. Genus Mycetophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
    11. Genus Scolymia Haime, 1852
    12. Genus Syzygophyllia Reuss, 1860 †
    13. Genus Thysanus Duncan, 1863 †
    14. Genus Variabilifavia Barta-Calmus, 1973 †
    15. Genus Lithodendron Schweigger, 1819 accepted as Mussa Oken, 1815 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  13. Genus Myriophyllia d'Orbigny, 1849 †
  14. Genus Petrophylliella Felix, 1925 †
  15. Genus Psammophora de Fromentel, 1879 †
  16. Genus Rhabdophylliopsis Alloiteau & Tissier, 1958 †
  17. Genus Stylocora Reuss, 1872 †
  18. Genus Barbadiastrea Wells, 1945 † accepted as Favia De Blainville, 1820 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  19. Genus Diplothecophyllia Alloiteau, 1952 † accepted as Cycloria Reuss, 1854 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  20. Genus Isophyllastraea Matthai, 1928 accepted as Isophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
  21. Genus Isophyllastrea Matthai, 1928 accepted as Isophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  22. Genus Leptaxis Reus, 1868 † accepted as Cricocyathus Quenstedt, 1879 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  23. Genus Lithodendrum Agassiz, 1846 † accepted as Mussa Oken, 1815 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  24. Genus Maeandrites Houttuyn, 1772 accepted as Colpophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  25. Genus Meandroria Alloiteau, 1952 † accepted as Cycloria Reuss, 1854 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  26. Genus Metastraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 † accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  27. Genus Metastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 † accepted as Favites Link, 1807 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  28. Genus Orbignygyra Alloiteau, 1952 † accepted as Cycloria Reuss, 1854 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  29. Genus Prohydnophyllia Reig Oriol, 1994 † accepted as Cycloria Reuss, 1854 † (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  30. Genus Pseudomyriophyllia Morycowa, 1971 † accepted as Eugyra de Fromentel, 1857 † (junior synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12403706 [details]   
Status Milne Edwards (1857, p. 426) created the tribe Faviacees, also providing the Latinized version of it (=Faviaceae). Soon...  
Status Milne Edwards (1857, p. 426) created the tribe Faviacees, also providing the Latinized version of it (=Faviaceae). Soon after, Faviaceae was used by d'Achiardi (1866, p. 5) and other authors. [details]

Description It is the biggest family in terms of number of genera, and ranks next to the Acroporidae in number of species. All extant...  
Description It is the biggest family in terms of number of genera, and ranks next to the Acroporidae in number of species. All extant species are hermatypic and colonial. Septa, paliform lobes, columellae and wall structures, when present, all appear to be structurally similar. Septal structures are simple, columellae are a simple tangle of elongate septal teeth, walls are composed of thickened septa and cross-linkages. Related families are Merulinidae and Trachyphylliidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
WoRMS (2024). Faviidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=196099 on 2024-06-25
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12403706 [details]   

original description  (of Mussidae Ortmann, 1890) Ortmann, A. E. (1890). Die Morphologie des Skeletts des Steinkorallen in Beziehung zur Koloniebildung. <em>Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche Zoologie, Leipzig.</em> 50: 278–316. [details]   

original description  (of Astraeidae Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Faviidae Gregory, 1900) Gregory JW. (1900). On the West-Indian species of Madrepora. <em>The Annals and Magazine of Natural History; Zoology, Botany, and Geology, Series 7.</em> 6: 20-31. [details]   

additional source Gregory JW. (1900). The Jurassic fauna of Cutch. The corals. <em>Palaeontologica Indica, Ser 9.</em> 2 (2): 1-195, pls. 2-27. [details]   

additional source Baron-Szabo, R. C. (2018). Nomenclatural notes on the genus Favia (Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Faviina: Faviidae). <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 131(1): 197-201., available online at https://doi.org/10.2988/18-00006 [details]   

additional source Beauvais L. (1981). Sur la taxinomie des Madréporaires mésozoïques. <em>Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.</em> 25 (3-4): 345-360,. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M, Wijsman-Best M. (1977). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series.</em> 3: 1-233. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

source of synonymy Budd AF, Fukami H, Smith ND, Knowlton N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166 (3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [details]   
 
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Remark The second option appears to be more likely, because if Milne Edwards (1857) had intended for the Agele-groups to represent family-level taxa, then in the case of Oculinidae he would have created a subfamily between the family Oculinidae and the Agele-groups Oculinacees and Stylastreacees. But instead, Milne Edwards strictly applied this model in at least four places in the volumes concerned, strongly indicating that the Agele-groups are not family-level taxa. [details]

Status Milne Edwards (1857, p. 426) created the tribe Faviacees, also providing the Latinized version of it (=Faviaceae). Soon after, Faviaceae was used by d'Achiardi (1866, p. 5) and other authors. [details]

From other sources
Description It is the biggest family in terms of number of genera, and ranks next to the Acroporidae in number of species. All extant species are hermatypic and colonial. Septa, paliform lobes, columellae and wall structures, when present, all appear to be structurally similar. Septal structures are simple, columellae are a simple tangle of elongate septal teeth, walls are composed of thickened septa and cross-linkages. Related families are Merulinidae and Trachyphylliidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
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