Scleractinia

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoa

  • 377,595

    Occurrences
  • 4,610

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Scleractinia

Common names

  • hard corals eng
  • stony corals eng
  • 10.3897/zookeys.227.3612
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Taxonomic status

Accepted order

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Scleractinia
family
130
genus
1,267
species
4,610
 
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Bibliography

Bourne G.C. (1900). The Anthozoa. In: Lankester E.R. (ed), A Treatise on Zoology. Part II. The Porifera and Coelenterata. London, Adam & Charles Black. Pp. 1-84.

Chevalier, J.P. & Beauvais, L. 1987. Ordre des Scleractiniaires, p. 403-764. In: Grasse PP (ed.), Traite de Zoologie, Cnidaires, Anthozoaires. Masson, Paris.

Vaughan, T.W. & Wells, J.W. 1943. Revision of the suborders, families and genera of the Scleractinia. Special Papers of the Geological Society of America 44: 1–363.

Wells, J.W. 1956. Scleractinia. In: Moore RC (ed) Treatise on invertebrate paleontology F. Coelenterata. Geological Society of America & University of Kansas Press, pp. 328–440.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117556666) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.