Record Details

Scientific Name:
Milleporidae

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Animalia
Rank:
Suborder
Synonym(s):
Milleporida
Common Name(s):
fire corals [English]

Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
valid

Data Quality Indicators

Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
Global Species Completeness:
partial
Currency Rating:
2005

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References

Expert(s):
Stephen D. Cairns. Research Scientist/Curator, Department of Systematic Biology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163, USA
Other Sources:
website: The Hydrozoa Directory; http://www.ville-ge.ch/musinfo/mhng/hydrozoa/
database: NODC Taxonomic Code;
References:
Grassé, Pierre-P., ed. 1993-01-01. Traité de Zoologie: Anatomie, Systématique, Biologie: Cnidaires, Hydrazoaires, Scyphozoaires, Cubozoaires, Cténaires, Tome 3, fascicule 2. Masson. Paris, France. 1-1117. 2-225-81332-9. .
Moore, Raymond C. 1956-01-01. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Part F: Coelenterata. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press. Lawrence, Kansas, USA. xx + F1-F498. . 1963 reprint edition. Separately authored chapters may include original descriptions.
Cairns, Stephen D., Dale R. Calder, Anita Brinckmann-Voss, Clovis B. Castro, Daphne G. Fautin,... 2002-01-01. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 28. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, Maryland, USA. xi + 115. 1-888569-39-5. Full author list: Cairns, Stephen D., Dale R. Calder, Anita Brinckmann-Voss, Clovis B. Castro, Daphne G. Fautin, Philip R. Pugh, Claudia E. Mills, Walter C. Jaap, Mary N. Arai, Stephen H. D. Haddock, and Dennis M. Opresko.

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