Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Hexacorallia > Order Scleractinia

Caryophylliidae Dana, 1846

Rank: Family
Taxon Status: accepted

Children

Anomocora Studer, 1877
Asterosmilia Duncan, 1867
Aulocyathus Marenzeller, 1904
Caryophyllia Lamarck, 1801
Ceratotrochus Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848
Coenocyathus Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848
Coenosmilia Pourtal├Ęs, 1874
Concentrotheca Cairns, 1979
Dasmosmilia Pourtal├Ęs, 1880
Desmophyllum Ehrenberg, 1834
Hoplangia Gosse, 1860
Lophelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849
Paracyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Phyllangia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Polycyathus Duncan, 1876
Pourtalosmilia Duncan, 1884
Premocyathus Yabe & Eguchi, 1942
Solenosmilia Duncan, 1873
Stephanocyathus Seguenza, 1864
Tethocyathus Kuehn, 1933
Thalamophyllia Duchassaing, 1870
Trochocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Vaughanella Gravier, 1915

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English-United States: cup corals

Literature

basis of record

Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 109-110

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.

identification resource

Cairns, S. & Kitahara M. (2012). An illustrated key to the genera and subgenera of the Recent azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa), with an attached glossary. ZooKeys 227: 1-47.

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Citation

Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Caryophylliidae. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135073

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2010-12-04 by Stephen Cairns

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