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Caryophylliidae Dana, 1846

135073  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135073)

accepted
Family
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   
Description This large family is usually divided into six sub-families, only one of which is hermatypic. The latter have phaceloid,...  
Description This large family is usually divided into six sub-families, only one of which is hermatypic. The latter have phaceloid, meandroid or flabello-meandroid colonies with large, unperforated and widely spaced septa with little or no ornamentation. Corallite walls are of similar structure. The ahermatypic subfamilies are solitary or form phaceloid or dendroid colonies, usually with large-lobed septa and paliform lobes. All Cryophylliidae have a membraneous epitheca.
Related family is Flabellidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Caryophylliidae Dana, 1846. Accessed through: Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2022) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135073 on 2023-02-07
Nozères, C., Kennedy, M.K. (Eds.) (2023). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Caryophylliidae Dana, 1846. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135073 on 2023-02-07
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-12-04 01:41:22Z
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original description Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [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]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Cairns SD, Kitahara M. (2012). An illustrated key to the genera and subgenera of the Recent azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa), with an attached glossary. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 227: 1-47., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.227.3612 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Corallum solitary or colonial, free (polyp not investing entire corallum) or attached, most azooxanthellate, sometimes reproducing by transverse division; septa laminar, composed of one fan system of numerous closely-spaced, simple trabecular resulting in a smooth axial margin; wall septothecate or parathecate, sometimes covered with textura; endotheca and dissepiments sometimes present; synapticulae absent; septa arranged in various symmetries but usually hexameral; pali and columella present or absent; [details]

From other sources
Description This large family is usually divided into six sub-families, only one of which is hermatypic. The latter have phaceloid, meandroid or flabello-meandroid colonies with large, unperforated and widely spaced septa with little or no ornamentation. Corallite walls are of similar structure. The ahermatypic subfamilies are solitary or form phaceloid or dendroid colonies, usually with large-lobed septa and paliform lobes. All Cryophylliidae have a membraneous epitheca.
Related family is Flabellidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
LanguageName 
English cup corals  [details]
Japanese チョウジガイ科  [details]
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