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Hexacorallians of the world
Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World.
Contact: Fautin, Daphne

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Catalogue of Hexacorallians species, bibliography of literature in which they were described, inventory of type specimens, distribution maps, and images. more

A compilation of publications concerning taxonomy, nomenclature, and geographic distribution of extant hexacorallians - members of cnidarian orders Actiniaria (sea anemones in the strict sense), Antipatharia (black corals), Ceriantharia (tube anemones), Corallimorpharia (sea anemones in the loose sense), Ptychodactiaria (sea anemones in the loose sense), Scleractinia (hard or stony corals), and Zoanthidea (sea anemones in the loose sense)

Biology > Benthos, Biology > Ecology - biodiversity
Marine/Coastal, Benthos, Zoobenthos, EurOBIS calculated BBOX, World Waters, Hexacorallia

Geographical coverage
EurOBIS calculated BBOX Stations
Bounding Box
Coordinates: MinLong: -44,83; MinLat: 26,09 - MaxLong: 67,62; MaxLat: 81,8 [WGS84]
World Waters [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Hexacorallia [WoRMS]

University of Kansas; Division of Invertebrate Zoology; Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, KU Natural History Museum, moredata managerdata provider
Fautin, Daphne

Related datasets
Child dataset:
World List of Actiniaria
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System
EurOBIS: European Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
WoRMS: World Register of Marine Species
Following version:
World List of Actiniaria

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Literature research
Metadatarecord created: 2004-05-10
Information last updated: 2017-04-13
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