WoRMS taxon details

Micrabaciidae Vaughan, 1905

173384  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:173384)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Vaughan TW. (1905). A critical review of the literature on the simple genera of the Madreporaria Fungida, with a tentative classification. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 28: 371-424., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.1401.371 [details]   
Depth range 15-5000 m  
Depth range 15-5000 m [details]

Description Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none...  
Description Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none (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. Micrabaciidae Vaughan, 1905. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=173384 on 2021-10-26
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original description Vaughan TW. (1905). A critical review of the literature on the simple genera of the Madreporaria Fungida, with a tentative classification. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 28: 371-424., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.1401.371 [details]   

original description  (of Stephanophylliidae Yabe & Eguchi, 1934 †) Yabe H, Eguchi M. (1934). Probable generic identity of Stephanophyllia Michelin and Micrabacia M. Edwards and J. Haime. <em>Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Japan.</em> 10 (5): 278-281. [details]   

original description  (of Antilloseridae Wells, 1933 †) Wells JW. (1933). Corals of the Cretaceous of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plains and Western Interior of the United States. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology,.</em> 18 (67): 85–292. [details]   

basis of record Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. <i>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review</i>. 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Baron-Szabo RC, Cairns SD. (2017). Systematic descriptions of the Scleractinia - Family Micrabaciidae (nr. 98). <em>Treatise Online, Part F, Revised.</em> Volume 2, Chapter 11: 1-8., available online at https://doi.org/10.17161/to.v0i0.6671 [details]   

redescription 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]   

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 15-5000 m [details]

Description Solitary, free-living, button shaped. Walls are absent, costae alternate in position with septa. Related families: none (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Lower Cretaceous to Recent [details]