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Faviidae  Gregory, 1900
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53246

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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  
                   SuborderFaviina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      FamilyFaviidae Gregory, 1900  
    Direct Children:  
                         Genus Astreosmilia Duncan, 1867  
                         Genus Australogyra Veron, 1982  
                         Genus Barabattoai Yabe and Sugiyama, 1941  
                         Genus Bikiniastrea Wells, 1954  
                         Genus Caulastraea Dana, 1846  
                         Genus Colpophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Cyphastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Diploastrea Matthai, 1914  
                         Genus Diploria Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Echinopora Lamarck, 1816  
                         Genus Erythrastrea Pichon, Scheer and Pillai, 1983  
                         Genus Favia Oken, 1815  
                         Genus Favites Link, 1807  
                         Genus Goniastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Leptastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Leptoria Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Manicina Ehrenberg, 1834  
                         Genus Montastraea de Blainville, 1830  
                         Genus Moseleya Quelch, 1884  
                         Genus Oulastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Oulophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Parasimplastrea Sheppard, 1985  
                         Genus Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834  
                         Genus Plesiastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                         Genus Solenastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  

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

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