Particular Qualities of Identification and Taxonomy of Some Scleractinian (Scleractinia: Faviina), Faviidae Gregory, 1900
Yuri Yakovlevich Latypov
A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology FEB RAS, Vladivostok, 690041, Russia
International Journal of Marine Science, 2016, Vol. 6, No. 14 doi: 10.5376/ijms.2016.06.0014
Received: 29 Jan., 2016 Accepted: 27 Feb., 2016 Published: 25 Mar., 2016
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Latypov, 2016, Particular Qualities of Identification and Taxonomy of Some Scleractinian Faviidae Gregory, 1900, (Scleractinia: Faviina), International Journal of Marine Science, 6(14):1-10 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2016.06.0014)
It is a brief history of taxonomy and identification of one of the most interesting groups of massive hermatypic corals family Faviidae, characterized by placoid, cerioid and meandroid forms of corallum and having with Acroporidae and Fungiidae the greatest number of genera and species diversity among all hermatypic Scleractinian. Describes terminology and morphological signs under the definition and description of corals of the family.
Faviidae; History; Taxonomy; Signs
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