WoRMS taxon details

Flabellidae Bourne, 1905

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

accepted
Family
Genus Blastotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Falcatoflabellum Cairns, 1995
Genus Flabellum Lesson, 1831
Genus Javania Duncan, 1876
Genus Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Placotrochides Alcock, 1902
Genus Placotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Polymyces Cairns, 1979
Genus Rhizotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Genus Truncatoflabellum Cairns, 1989

Genus Biflabellum Döderlein, 1913 accepted as Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Coelocyathus Sars, 1857 accepted as Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Flabella Duncan, 1864 accepted as Flabellum Lesson, 1831 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Ulocyathus Sars, 1851 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) Sars, 1851 (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
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. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellidae Bourne, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135075 on 2022-08-12
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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]   

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 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]
LanguageName 
Japanese センスガイ科  [details]