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Mussidae  Ortmann, 1890
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53471

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Trochosmiliidae
  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  
                         FamilyMussidae Ortmann, 1890  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Acanthastrea Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                            Genus Acanthophyllia Wells, 1937  
                            Genus Australomussa Veron, 1985  
                            Genus Blastomussa Wells, 1968  
                            Genus Cynarina Brueggemann, 1877  
                            Genus Homophyllia Brueggemann, 1877  
                            Genus Indophyllia Gerth, 1921  
                            Genus Isophyllastrea Matthai, 1928  
                            Genus Isophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1851  
                            Genus Lobophyllia Blainville, 1830  
                            Genus Mussa Oken, 1815  
                            Genus Mussismilia Ortmann, 1890  
                            Genus Mycetophyllia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                            Genus Scolymia Haime, 1852  
                            Genus Symphyllia 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: Mussidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mussidae   
  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: Mussidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Moore, Raymond C.  
  Publication Date: 1956   
  Article/Chapter Title: Part F: Coelenterata   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Treatise of Invertebrate Paleontology   
  Page(s): 498   
  Publisher: Geological Society of America and the University of Kansas Press   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Mussidae   

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