WoRMS taxon details

Flabellidae Bourne, 1905

135075  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135075)

accepted
Family
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Bourne, G.C. (1905). Report on the solitary corals collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar.</em> 4: 187-241, pls. 1-4. [details]   
Depth range 0-3200 m  
Depth range 0-3200 m [details]

Description Ahermatypic, solitary, free-living corals with non-exsert septa, no paliform lobes and thin walls primarily composed of...  
Description Ahermatypic, solitary, free-living corals with non-exsert septa, no paliform lobes and thin walls primarily composed of epitheca. Related family is Caryphylliidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellidae Bourne, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135075 on 2021-06-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-09-16 22:52:29Z
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original description Bourne, G.C. (1905). Report on the solitary corals collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. <em>Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Manaar.</em> 4: 187-241, pls. 1-4. [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Cairns, S. D. (2001). A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) (Bermuda references pp. 27, 35). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 615: 75 pp. [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Cairns SD. (1989). A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 486: 1-136. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-3200 m [details]

Description Ahermatypic, solitary, free-living corals with non-exsert septa, no paliform lobes and thin walls primarily composed of epitheca. Related family is Caryphylliidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese センスガイ科  [details]