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Vaughan TW, Wells JW. (1943). Revision of the suborders, families and genera of the Scleractinia. Special Papers of the Geological Society of America. 44: 1-363.
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Vaughan TW, Wells JW
1943
Revision of the suborders, families and genera of the Scleractinia
Special Papers of the Geological Society of America
44: 1-363
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Acroporidae Verrill, 1901 (basis of record)
Actinacididae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Agathiphylliidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Anomastraea (Pseudosiderastraea) Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 accepted as Pseudosiderastrea Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 (new combination reference)
Anomastraea (Pseudosiderastraea) tayamai (Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935) accepted as Pseudosiderastrea tayamai Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 (new combination reference)
Calamophylliidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Citharocyathus (Citharocyathus) Alcock, 1902 accepted as Notocyathus Tenison-Woods, 1880 (new combination reference)
Citharocyathus (Paradeltocyathus) Yabe & Eguchi, 1937 accepted as Peponocyathus Gravier, 1915 (new combination reference)
Cyathophoridae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Cyathophorinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 (original description)
Desmophyllinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 (original description)
Dichocoeniinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 (original description)
Diplothecastraea Duncan, 1884 † accepted as Amphiastrea Etallon, 1859 † (source of synonymy)
Galaxinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 (original description)
Gombertangia Oppenheim, 1899 † accepted as Astrangia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (source of synonymy)
Haplaraeidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Haplaraeinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Hexacorallia (additional source)
Letepsammia Yabe & Eguchi, 1932 (new combination reference)
Madrepora (Phyllopora) Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Astreopora Blainville, 1830 (source of synonymy)
Madrepora gyrosa Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Colpophyllia natans (Houttuyn, 1772) (source of synonymy)
Madreporaria accepted as Scleractinia (source of synonymy)
Meandrinidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Meandrinidae Gray, 1847 (original description)
Meandrininae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Meandrinidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Meandrinidae Gray, 1847 (original description)
Micrabacia fungulus (Alcock, 1902) accepted as Stephanophyllia fungulus Alcock, 1902 (new combination reference)
Montastrea Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † accepted as Montastraea Blainville, 1830 (original description)
Montastrea Blainville, 1830 accepted as Montastraea Blainville, 1830 (basis of record)
Montastreinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 (original description)
Palaeastraea Kühn, 1936 † (basis of record)
Palaeastraea kokeni (Frech, 1890) † (new combination reference)
Palaeastraea nannodes (Felix, 1891) † accepted as Pachyphyllia nannodes (Felix, 1891) † (new combination reference)
Parasmiliinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Caryophylliidae Dana, 1846 (original description)
Pavona (Pseudocolumnastrea) Yabe & Sugiyama, 1933 accepted as Pavona Lamarck, 1801 (additional source)
Pectiniidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Merulinidae Verrill, 1865 (original description)
Phyllocoenia kokeni Frech, 1890 † accepted as Palaeastraea kokeni (Frech, 1890) † (new combination reference)
Phyllopora Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Astreopora Blainville, 1830 (source of synonymy)
Pinacophyllidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Pinacophyllinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † accepted as Pinacophyllidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Procyclolitidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Scleractinia (basis of record)
Sclerhelia formosa (Alcock, 1898) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (new combination reference)
Seriatoporidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Pocilloporidae Gray, 1840 (basis of record)
Siderastraeidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Rhizangiidae d'Orbigny, 1851 (original description)
Siderastreidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 accepted as Rhizangiidae d'Orbigny, 1851 (original description)
Siderina Dana, 1846 accepted as Siderastrea Blainville, 1830 (source of synonymy)
Siderofungia Reis, 1889 † (basis of record)
Thamnasteriidae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Thecocyathinae Vaughan & Wells, 1943 † (original description)
Thigmastrea Wells, 1937 † accepted as Palaeastraea Kühn, 1936 † (source of synonymy)
Trachyphyllia amarantum (Dana, 1846) accepted as Trachyphyllia geoffroyi (Audouin, 1826) (additional source)
Trochocyathus (Peponocyathus) Gravier, 1915 accepted as Peponocyathus Gravier, 1915 (new combination reference)
Trochocyathus (Peponocyathus) variabilis (Gravier, 1915) accepted as Peponocyathus folliculus (Pourtalès, 1868) (new combination reference)
 Nomenclature

Based on their type specimens, E. wellsi (Ma, 1959) and E. flabellata Scheer, Pillai & Scheer, 1983, are similar. ... [details]