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Alcyoniidae Lamouroux, 1812

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Cnidaria - anemones, corals and jellyfish »  class Anthozoa »  order Alcyonacea - soft corals »  suborder Alcyoniina - true soft corals

Included taxa

Number of records: 38

genus Acrophytum Hickson, 1900
genus Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
genus Aldersladum Benayahu & McFadden, 2011
genus Anthomastus Verrill, 1878
genus Bellonella Gray, 1862
genus Cladiella Gray, 1869
genus Dampia Alderslade, 1983
genus Dimorphophyton Williams, 2000
genus Discophyton McFadden & Hochberg, 2003
genus Drifa Danielssen, 1887
genus Duva Koren & Danielssen, 1883
genus Elbeenus Alderslade, 2002
genus Eleutherobia Pütter, 1900
genus Gersemia Marenzeller, 1877
genus Heteropolypus Tixier-Durivault, 1964
genus Inflatocalyx Verseveldt & Bayer, 1988
genus Klyxum Alderslade, 2000
genus Lampophyton Williams, 1986
genus Lanthanocephalus Williams & Starmer, 2000
genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775
genus Lobophytum Marenzeller, 1886
genus Lohowia Alderslade, 2003
genus Malacacanthus Thomson, 1910
genus Minabea Utinomi, 1957
genus Notodysiferus Alderslade, 2003
genus Paraminabea Williams & Alderslade, 1999
genus Protodendron Thomson & Dean, 1931
genus Pseudoanthomastus Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974
genus Pseudodrifa Utinomi, 1961
genus Rhytisma Alderslade, 2000
genus Sarcophyton Lesson, 1834 - sarcophyton coral
genus Sinularia May, 1898
genus Skamnarium Alderslade, 2000
genus Sphaeralcyon Lopez-Gonzalez & Gili, 2005
genus Stereonephthya Kükenthal, 1905
genus Thrombophyton McFadden & Hochberg, 2003
genus Umbellulifera Thomson & Dean, 1931
genus Verseveldtia Williams, 1990

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [101252]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Alcyoniidae Lamouroux, 1812]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Pfleger V. (1997): České názvy živočichů I. Houby (Porifera), žahavci (Cnidaria), žebernatky (Ctenophora), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 56 pp. [as Alcyoniidae]

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