WoRMS taxon details

Flabellidae Bourne, 1905

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

accepted
Family

Ordering

  • Alphabetically
  • By status

Children Display

  1. Genus Blastotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  2. Genus Falcatoflabellum Cairns, 1995
  3. Genus Flabellum Lesson, 1831
  4. Genus Javania Duncan, 1876
  5. Genus Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834
  6. Genus Placotrochides Alcock, 1902
  7. Genus Placotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  8. Genus Polymyces Cairns, 1979
  9. Genus Rhizotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  10. Genus Truncatoflabellum Cairns, 1989
  11. Genus Biflabellum Döderlein, 1913 accepted as Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  12. Genus Coelocyathus Sars, 1857 accepted as Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  13. Genus Flabella Duncan, 1864 accepted as Flabellum Lesson, 1831 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  14. Genus Ulocyathus Sars, 1851 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) Sars, 1851 (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  15. Genus Vasillum Tenison-Woods, 1879 accepted as Rhizotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
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. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellidae Bourne, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135075 on 2024-06-14
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2010-09-16 22:52:29Z
changed
2021-05-13 08:26:10Z
changed
2023-12-09 16:57:16Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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]   

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, S.D. (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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Solitary. Septal calcification centers extremely closely spaced but well separated. Thickening deposits usually in a form of scale-like deposits. Septal faces ornamented. Wall marginothecal in all ontogenetic stages, in some genera may -- in adult stages -- be developed as trabeculotheca or (Javania) septotheca. [details]

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]
    Definitions

Loading...


LanguageName 
Japanese センスガイ科  [details]