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Scleractinia  Bourne, 1900
Taxonomic Serial No.: 52839

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s): stony corals
    madrépores [French]
  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  
    Direct Children:  
                      Suborder Astrocoeniina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      Suborder Caryophylliina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      Suborder Dendrophylliina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      Suborder Faviina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      Suborder Fungiina Verrill, 1865  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: madrépores[French]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scleractinia   
  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: Scleractinia   

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