WoRMS taxon details

Phacelocyathus Cairns, 1979

267727  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267727)

accepted
Genus
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns SD. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 57:1-341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Depth range 20-255 m  
Depth range 20-255 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Phacelocyathus Cairns, 1979. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267727 on 2023-02-08
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2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
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2010-08-22 15:01:56Z
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2010-09-09 02:46:30Z
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2019-10-12 20:22:42Z
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2022-06-24 11:12:51Z
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original description Cairns SD. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 57:1-341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H. & M.J. Grygier. (1985). Diversity and range of scleractinian coral hosts of Ascothoracida (Crustacea: Maxillopoda). <em>Annales de l'Institut Océanographique.</em> 61(2):115-138.
page(s): 121-122, Fig. 14-15 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., Budd, A.F., Lathuilière, B., Roniewicz, E., Stolarski, J., Johnson, K.G. (2010). Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 125: 1-235. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Comparison Differs from Rhizosmilia in having pali before all but last septal cycle. [details]

Diagnosis Corallum colonial, corallites arising from common basal coenosteum; base polycyclic; pali before all but last septal cycle; columella papillose or lamellar; tabular endothecal dissepiments present. [details]

Remark Only one described species and another undescribed one from the Indian Ocean (Zibrowius and Grygier, 1985). [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 20-255 m [details]