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Balanophyllia  Wood, 1844
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53773

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2000   

 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  
                            GenusBalanophyllia Wood, 1844  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Balanophyllia bairdiana Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                               Species Balanophyllia bayeri Cairns, 1979  
                               Species Balanophyllia bonaespei van der Horst, 1938  
                               Species Balanophyllia buccina Tenison-Woods, 1878  
                               Species Balanophyllia capensis Verrill, 1865  
                               Species Balanophyllia caribbeana Cairns, 1977  
                               Species Balanophyllia carinata (Semper, 1872)  
                               Species Balanophyllia cedrosensis Durham, 1947  
                               Species Balanophyllia cellulosa Duncan, 1873  
                               Species Balanophyllia chnous Squires, 1962  
                               Species Balanophyllia corniculans (Alcock, 1902)  
                               Species Balanophyllia cornu Moseley, 1881  
                               Species Balanophyllia crassiseptum Cairns and Zibrowius, 1997  
                               Species Balanophyllia crassitheca Cairns, 1995  
                               Species Balanophyllia cumingii Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                               Species Balanophyllia cyathoides (De Pourtalès, 1871)  
                               Species Balanophyllia dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879  
                               Species Balanophyllia desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907  
                               Species Balanophyllia diademata van der Horst, 1927  
                               Species Balanophyllia diffusa Harrison and Poole, 1909  
                               Species Balanophyllia dilatata Dennant, 1904  
                               Species Balanophyllia dineta Cairns, 1977  
                               Species Balanophyllia diomedeae Vaughan, 1907  
                               Species Balanophyllia dubia (Semper, 1872)  
                               Species Balanophyllia eguchi Wells, 1982  
                               Species Balanophyllia elegans Verrill, 1864  
                               Species Balanophyllia elliptica (Tenison-Woods, 1878)  
                               Species Balanophyllia elongata (Moseley, 1881)  
                               Species Balanophyllia europaea (Risso, 1826)  
                               Species Balanophyllia floridana De Pourtalès, 1868 – porous cup coral 
                               Species Balanophyllia galapagensis Vaughan, 1907  
                               Species Balanophyllia gemma (Moseley, 1881)  
                               Species Balanophyllia gemmifera Klunzinger, 1879  
                               Species Balanophyllia generatrix Cairns and Zibrowius, 1997  
                               Species Balanophyllia gigas Moseley, 1881  
                               Species Balanophyllia hadros Cairns, 1979  
                               Species Balanophyllia imperialis Kent, 1871  
                               Species Balanophyllia incisa Crossland, 1952  
                               Species Balanophyllia iwayamaensis Abe, 1938  
                               Species Balanophyllia laysanensis Vaughan, 1907  
                               Species Balanophyllia malouiensis Squires, 1961  
                               Species Balanophyllia merguiensis Duncan, 1889  
                               Species Balanophyllia palifera De Pourtalès, 1878  
                               Species Balanophyllia parallela (Semper, 1872)  
                               Species Balanophyllia parvula Moseley, 1881  
                               Species Balanophyllia pittieri Vaughan, 1919  
                               Species Balanophyllia ponderosa van der Horst, 1926  
                               Species Balanophyllia profundicella Gardiner, 1899  
                               Species Balanophyllia rediviva Moseley, 1881  
                               Species Balanophyllia regalis (Alcock, 1893)  
                               Species Balanophyllia regia Gosse, 1860  
                               Species Balanophyllia scabra Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Balanophyllia scabrosa (Dana, 1846)  
                               Species Balanophyllia serrata Cairns and Zibrowius, 1997  
                               Species Balanophyllia stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865)  
                               Species Balanophyllia taprobanae Bourne, 1905  
                               Species Balanophyllia tenuis van der Horst, 1922  
                               Species Balanophyllia teres Cairns, 1994  
                               Species Balanophyllia thalassae Zibrowius, 1980  
                               Species Balanophyllia wellsi Cairns, 1977  
                               Species Balanophyllia yongei Crossland, 1952  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Balanophyllia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wells, John W.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A List of Scleractinian generic and subgeneric taxa, 1758-1985, (special issue)   
  Page(s): 69   
  Publisher: International Association for the Study of Fossil Cnidaria   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Balanophyllia   

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