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Polycyathus  Duncan, 1876
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53594

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  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  
                      SuborderCaryophylliina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                         FamilyCaryophylliidae Dana, 1846  
                            GenusPolycyathus Duncan, 1876  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Polycyathus andamanensis Alcock, 1893  
                               Species Polycyathus atlanticus Duncan, 1876  
                               Species Polycyathus difficilis Duncan, 1889  
                               Species Polycyathus fulvus Wijsman-Best, 1970  
                               Species Polycyathus furanaensis Verheij and Best, 1987  
                               Species Polycyathus fuscomarginatus (Klunzinger, 1879)  
                               Species Polycyathus helenae   
                               Species Polycyathus hodgsoni Verheij and Best, 1987  
                               Species Polycyathus hondaensis (Durham and Barnard, 1952)  
                               Species Polycyathus isabela Wells, 1982  
                               Species Polycyathus marigondoni Verheij and Best, 1987  
                               Species Polycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959)  
                               Species Polycyathus norfolkensis Cairns, 1995  
                               Species Polycyathus octuplus Cairns, 1999  
                               Species Polycyathus palifera (Verrill, 1869)  
                               Species Polycyathus persicus (Duncan, 1876)  
                               Species Polycyathus senegalensis Chevalier, 1966  
                               Species Polycyathus verrilli Duncan, 1889  

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

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