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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Scleractinia
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Scleractinia
Recognized by iNaturalist, Timor Sea Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Eswatini Species List, Molukka Sea Species List- duplicate, Jordan Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Calcification rate literature, Calcification rate literature, Ceram Sea Species List, NMNH Invertebrate Zoology, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Appeltans et al, Egypt Species List, Marine Life in the Koh Phangan vicinity, Natural History Museum Species of the day, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, IABIN, EOL staff, EOL Interns LifeDesk, Scleractinia Lifestyle, Moorea Biocode, CreatureCast, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Austria Species List, Azerbaijan Species List, Bailiwick of Jersey Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Bermuda Species List, Belgium Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Brazil Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Cayman Islands Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Christmas Island Species List, Cocos Islands Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Curacao Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, Eritrea Species List, British Virgin Islands Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Falkland Islands Species List, Faroe Islands Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Greece Species List, Greenland Species List, Grenada Species List, Guam Species List, Guernsey Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, Iceland Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Ireland Species List, Isle of Man Species List, Italy Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kiribati Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Maldives Species List, Malta Species List, Marshall Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritius Species List, Moldova Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Niue Species List, Norway Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Mineralogy, Pitcairn Henderson Ducie and Oeno Islands, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Saint Barthelemy Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Samoa Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Seychelles Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Tibet Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Uruguay Species List, US Virgin Islands Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Adriatic Sea Species List, Aegean Sea Species List, Alboran Sea Species List, Andaman Sea Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Arafura Sea Species List, Baffin Bay Species List, Balearic Sea Species List, Bali Sea Species List, Arctic Ocean Species List, Banda Sea Species List, Barents Sea Species List, Bay of Biscay Species List, Bay of Bengal Species List, Bering Sea Species List, Bass Strait Species List, Bismarck Sea Species List, Black Sea Species List, Bristol Channel Species List, Caribbean Sea Species List, Celebes Sea Species List, Celtic Sea Species List, Ceram Sea Species List- duplicate, Coral Sea Species List, Davis Strait Species List, Eastern China Sea Species List, English Channel Species List, Flores Sea Species List, Great Australian Bight Species List, Greenland Sea Species List, Gulf of Aden Species List, Gulf of Alaska Species List, Gulf of Aqaba Species List, Gulf of Boni Species List, Gulf of California Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Gulf of St Lawrence Species List, Gulf of Suez Species List, Gulf of Tomini Species List, Inner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland Species, Gulf of Thailand Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Ionian Sea Species List, Irish Sea Species List, Java Sea Species List, Kara Sea Species List, Labrador Sea Species List, Laccadive Sea Species List, Kattegat Species List, Ligurian Sea Species List, Makassar Strait Species List, Malacca Strait Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, Halmahera Sea Species List, North Atlantic Species List, Molukka Sea Species List, North Pacific Species List, Norwegian Sea Species List, North Sea Species List, Persian Gulf Species List, Red Sea Species List, Savu Sea Species List, Sea of Japan Species List, Philippine Sea Species List, Sea of Okhostk Species List, Seto Inland Sea Species List, Singapore Strait Species List, Skagerrak Species List, Solomon Sea Species List, South China Sea Species List, Strait of Gibraltar Species List, White Sea Species List, Yellow Sea Species List, Tyrrhenian Sea Species List, Sulu Sea Species List, Timor Sea Species List, Southern Ocean Species List, Tasman Sea Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, Gulf of Oman Species List, Yamano et al 2000, FAO Fishery Statistics, and Furui 2020
Scleractinia Bourne 1900
Order recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Alternative Names

Acrosmiliopsis Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acrosmiliopsis Reig & Vilella 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Actinastraeopsis Sikharulidze 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ahrdorffia Trauth & Remes 1911
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Alloiteaucoenia Beauvais 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Angeliphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Angelismilia Reig 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anisastraea Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Annotocyathus Barta-Calmus 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Anoiasmilia Reig 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apelismilia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Arbanassiastraea Tchechmedjieva 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Archaeolasmogyra Kolosvary 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Archaeophyllia Beauvais 1973
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Astrogyropsis Reig Oriol 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Athecastraea Chevalier 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Axocyathus de Fromentel 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Baksanophyllia Kuzmicheva 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Barababattoia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Barycoenia Reig Oriol 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Blastosmilia Étallon 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bogdanovicoenia Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bracytrochus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calameastolia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Carabachastraea Babayev 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cenomanina Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ceratopsammia Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cereiophyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cerionefocoenia Reig Oriol 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Citarastrea Reig Oriol 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cladophylliopsis Beauvais 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coelomeandra Beauvais & Poulton 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Colliastrea Reig Oriol 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Columnocaeniopsis Reig Oriol 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Columnogyra Beauvais 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Comophyllastraea Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Comophylliopsis Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Conicosmiliotrochus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyclastraea Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyclindrocyathus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyclismilia Roniewicz 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyclophyllia Milne-Edwards & Haime 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cynaria Brüggemann 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyrtocyathus Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dactylocoenia d'Orbigny 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dautlusmilia Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Decaheliocoenia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dendrocyathus Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dermosastraea Beauvais 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dichocaeniopsis Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diegosmilia Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diphhelia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplocteniopsis Zlatarski 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Discosmilia Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ebocotrochus Barta-Calmus 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eburneotrochus Barta-Calmus 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Edwardsosmilia Alloiteau 1949
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Elasmogyra
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epitrochus Fromentel 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Etalloniopsis Lebanidze 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eugyriopsis Beauvais 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eusmiliopsis Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fasciatiphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Faviomorpha Reig Oriol 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Favitopsis Alloiteau 1955
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Faxsephyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Felixaraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ficariastraea Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Frescocyathus Barta-Calmus 1969
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fromentelligyra Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Funginellastrea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gallitellia Cuif 1977
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glenaraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gombertiphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gosaviaraea Oppenheim 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gravieropsamma
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haimeicyclus Beauvais 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haimesastraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haimesiphyllia Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Haplaraera
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hedeliastraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heliocienia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heliostylina Lafuste 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hexaheliocienia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Holocusoio
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hydnophorarea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hydnoseriatopora Reig Oriol 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hydnoseris
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ilerdogyra Reig Oriol 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ilerdosmilia Reig Oriol 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Irania Pandey & Fürsich 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ironella Krasnov & Starostina 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isiphyllastrea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Isphyllastrea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kangilacuathus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Karakaschella Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Karatchasoraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kobycoenia Beauvais 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kumbiopsammia Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lamnastrea Reig Oriol 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Latohelia Loser 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lithostrozionoides
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lithotrotionoides
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lophophyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lubowastraea Melnikova 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lupitschia Cuif 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Madreporaria
Synonym according to NCBI
Maendroseris
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Maendrostylis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meandramorpha Babayev 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meandrovoltzeia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesophyllum Beauvais 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Metadeltocyathus Reig Oriol 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Michelinaraea Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Michelottiphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miscellosmilia Eliasova 1976
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miyakosimilia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Molukkia Jaworski 1915
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monticuliphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monticyathus Alloiteau & Teissier 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Morchellastraea Alloiteau 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Morchellastrea Reig Oriol 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mussisilia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mycetoseries
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nowakocoenia Kolodziej 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Octoheliocoenia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ondadiplocteniopsis Zlatarski 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oppelisiilia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orbignycoenia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paahythecalis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachycoenia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachycyathus Alloiteau 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachynefocoenia Reig Oriol 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pachysmilia Melnikova 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palaeosmilia Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palastreopora
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Palausatrea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pallarsastrea Reig Oriol 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pamirastraea Mel'nikova 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracunnolites Beauvais 1965
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracyclastraea Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paracycloseries
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paradistichophyllum Mel'nikova 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parapleurosmelia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parasoraeopora
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parastraeoiorpha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parepisoilia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paronastraea Beauvais 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paronastrara
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Patellocyathus Reig Oriol 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pattalophylliopsis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phacellastraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phacellastrea Liao 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phyllohelia Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phylloseriopsis Beauvais 1970
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Placocolumastrea Reig Oriol 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Platytrochopsis Sikharulidze 1975
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiocaryophyllia Alloiteau 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiocunnolitopsis Beauvois 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiodiplocteniopsis Zlatarski 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiodiploria Alloiteau 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiofavia Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiomontlivaltia Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiostylina Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Plesiothamnasteria Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polypetalum Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Polyseries
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proastrangia Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Procyathopora
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Promadracis Reig Oriol 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proplacosmilia Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudocunnolites Reig 1987
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudodesmophyllum Reig Oriol 1997
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudodictyaraea Reig Oriol 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudogatheria
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoheliastraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoironealla
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoseris Alloiteau 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudosiderastraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudostylocora Reig Oriol 1995
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Puchastraea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pyramisasteria Kolosváry 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Reisocyathus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Renirsmilia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Reussiphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhabdofavia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rothastrea Eliasova 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sablyastraea Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saeptiphyllia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sakalavicyathus Alloiteau 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Saltastraea Alloiteau 1957
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sclydolithus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sematetheos
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siderocoenia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Silingastraea Liao 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siliningastraea Liao 1982
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinasteria Qi Wentong & Stanley 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siniastraea Avnimelech 1947
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Smiloorochus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Smolinoastraea Kuzmicheva 2002
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sphenotrochopsis Alloiteau & Teissier 1958
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stenocathus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stephanasorea
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stephanosmilia Reuss 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Streptocyathopsis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Streptocyathus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stylophoropsis Reig 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Substuoresis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Subtilicyathus Zuffardi-Commerci 1924
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tarraconogyra Alloiteau 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thamnotropis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thigmastrea Wells 1937
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tjanshanophyllia Erina & Kim 1980
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Triadophyllum Weissermel 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tropiastraea Cuif 1968
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tskanorella
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tskhanarella Sikharulidze 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tubinacis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vallimeadra
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

stony corals preferred
Stony Corals
Recognized by CITES
stony coral
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Steenkorale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

مرجانيات صلبة preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Мадрепорови корали preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Escleractinis preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

Madreporaria preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

kivikorallit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Kivikorallit preferred
Recognized by christinaflann and admin

French

Coraux Durs preferred
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

მადრეპოროვნები preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Steinkorallen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

אלמוגאים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Kőkorallok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

イシサンゴ目 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Мадрепордуу шурулар (түркүм). preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

каменести корали preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Tóchʼil yooʼí ntłʼizígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

North Frisian

Stiankoralen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

steinkorallar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

مرجان‌های سنگی preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

korale madreporowe preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

мадрепоровые кораллы preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Konárniky preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Corales Pétreos preferred
Recognized by CITES

Ukrainian

мадрепорові корали preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Scleractinia

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Cnidaria
Anthozoa Ehrenberg 1834
Hexacorallia Haeckel 1896
Scleractinia Bourne 1900 (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia (this page)
1052 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Scleractinia (this page)
328 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia (this page)