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Dendrophylliidae  Gray, 1847
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53772

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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  
                   SuborderDendrophylliina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      FamilyDendrophylliidae Gray, 1847  
    Direct Children:  
                         Genus Astroides Quoy and Gaimard, 1827  
                         Genus Balanophyllia Wood, 1844  
                         Genus Bathypsammia Marenzeller, 1906  
                         Genus Cladopsammia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897  
                         Genus Dendrophyllia Blainville, 1830  
                         Genus Dichopsammia Song, 1994  
                         Genus Duncanopsammia Wells, 1936  
                         Genus Eguchipsammia Cairns, 1994  
                         Genus Enallopsammia Michelotti in Sismonda, 1871  
                         Genus Endopachys Lonsdale, 1845  
                         Genus Endopsammia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Heteropsammia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Leptopsammia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Notophyllia Dennant, 1899  
                         Genus Psammoseris Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1851  
                         Genus Rhizopsammia Verrill, 1870  
                         Genus Thecopsammia De Pourtalès, 1868  
                         Genus Trochopsammia De Pourtalès, 1878  
                         Genus Tubastraea Lesson, 1829  
                         Genus Turbinaria Oken, 1815  

  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: Dendrophylliidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Dendrophylliidae   
  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: Dendrophylliidae   
  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: Dendrophylliidae   

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