Flabellidae

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Flabellidae is a family of marine corals. It consists of the following genera:[1]

References

  1. ^ "Flabellidae (Bourne, 1905)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 23 July 2018.
  2. ^ XXIII.—A description of some fossil corals from the South Australian Tertiaries. P. M. Duncan
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Flabellidae: Brief Summary

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Flabellidae is a family of marine corals. It consists of the following genera:

Blastotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 †Conosmilia Duncan 1865 Falcatoflabellum Cairns, 1995 Flabellum Lesson, 1831 Javania Duncan, 1876 Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834 Placotrochides Alcock, 1902 Placotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 Polymyces Cairns, 1979 Rhizotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 †Tortoflabellum Squires, 1958 Truncatoflabellum Cairns, 1989
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Biology

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azooxanthellate
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MASDEA (1997).
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Depth range

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0-3200 m
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Description

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Ahermatypic, solitary, free-living corals with non-exsert septa, no paliform lobes and thin walls primarily composed of epitheca. Related family is Caryphylliidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>).
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