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Fungiidae  Dana, 1846
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53108

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2001   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                   OrderScleractinia Bourne, 1900 – stony corals, madrépores  
                      SuborderFungiina Verrill, 1865  
                         FamilyFungiidae Dana, 1846  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Cantharellus Höksema and Best, 1984  
                            Genus Ctenactis Agassiz in Verrill, 1864  
                            Genus Cycloseris Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1849  
                            Genus Diaseris Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1849  
                            Genus Fungia Lamarck, 1801  
                            Genus Halomitra Dana, 1846  
                            Genus Heliofungia Wells, 1966  
                            Genus Herpetoglossa Wells, 1966  
                            Genus Herpolitha Eschscholtz, 1825  
                            Genus Lithophyllon Rehberg, 1892  
                            Genus Parahalomitra Wells, 1937  
                            Genus Podabacia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1849  
                            Genus Polyphyllia Quoy and Gaimard in Blainville, 1830  
                            Genus Sandalolitha Quelch, 1884  
                            Genus Zoopilus Dana, 1846  

  Expert: Stephen D. Cairns  
  Notes: Research Scientist/Curator, Department of Systematic Biology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560-0163, USA   
  Reference for: Fungiidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Fungiidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cairns, Stephen D.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species richness of recent Scleractinia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Atoll Research Bulletin, no. 59   
  Page(s): 1-46   
  Publisher: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Fungiidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kuhlmann, Dietrich H. H.  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Living coral reefs of the world.   
  Page(s): 185   
  Publisher: Arco Publishing, Inc.   
  Publication Place: New York, NY   
  Reference for: Fungiidae   

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