Scleractinia Bourne, 1900

Order in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoa

  • 280,865

    Occurrences
  • 4,843

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Scleractinia Bourne, 1900

Common names

  • hard corals eng
  • stony corals eng
  • 10 3897/zookeys 227 3612
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted order

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Scleractinia
family
123
genus
1,296
species
4,843
 
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Bibliography

Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L-A.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocañav, O.; Vervoort, W.; Wiliams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.H.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sanchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. 4: Phylum CNIDARIA: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

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

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

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 exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.