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Scleractinia sp.


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Hexacorallia
Ordo: Scleractinia
Subordo: †Archaeocoeniina - †Archaeofungiina - Astrocoeniina - Caryophylliina - Dendrophylliina - †Distichophylliina - Faviina - Fungiina - †Microsolenina - †Pachythecalina - †Stylina - †Stylophylliina

Unplaced familiae (5): †Aulastraeoporidae - †Calamophylliidae - †Cyathophoridae - †Rhipidogyridae - †Solenocoeniidae


  • Altuna, Á. 2013: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from ECOMARG 2003, 2008 and 2009 expeditions to bathyal waters off north and northwest Spain (northeast Atlantic). Zootaxa 3641(2): 101–128. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3641.2.1 Reference page
  • Cairns, S.D. 1999: Species richness of Recent Scleractinia. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 459. 46 pp.
  • Cairns, S.D. & Kitahara, M.V. 2012. An illustrated key to the genera and subgenera of the Recent azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa), with an attached glossary. ZooKeys, 227: 1–47. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.227.3612 Open access. Reference page
  • Cairns, S.D.; Polonio, V. 2013: New records of deep-water Scleractinia off Argentina and the Falkland Islands. Zootaxa 3691(1): 58–86. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3691.1.2 Reference page
  • Fautin, D.G. and J.M. Lowenstein. 1993: Phylogenetic relationships among scleractinians, actinians, and corallimorpharians (Coelenterata: Anthozoa). Proceedings of the 7th International Coral Reef Symposium, 2 :665-670.
  • Kitahara, M.V. , Cairns, S.D. , Stolarski, J. & Miller, D.J., 2013: Deltocyathiidae, an early-diverging family of Robust corals (Anthozoa, Scleractinia). Zoologica Scripta, 42 (2): 201–212 DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2012.00575.x

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Steinkorallen
Ελληνικά: Σκληρακτίνια
English: Stony corals
Nordfriisk: Stiankoralen
français: Scléractiniaires
magyar: Kőkorallok
日本語: 石珊瑚目