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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Hexacorallia
Ordo: Scleractinia
Subordo: Astrocoeniina
Familiae: Acroporidae - Astrocoeniidae - Pocilloporidae


Astrocoeniina Vaughan & Wells, 1943


* Cairns, S.D. 1999: Species richness of Recent Scleractinia. Atoll Research Bulletin No. 459. 46 pp.
* Fautin, D.G. and J.M. Lowenstein. 1993: Phylogenetic relationships among scleractinians, actinians, and corallimorpharians (Coelenterata: Anthozoa). Proceedings of the 7th International Coral Reef Symposium, 2 :665-670.
* Romano, S.L. and S.R. Palumbi. 1996: Evolution of scleractinian corals inferred from molecular systematics. Science, 271: 640-642.
* Veron, J.E.N. 1995: Corals in Space and Time: The Biogeography and Evolution of the Scleractinia. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney. 321 pages.

Vernacular names
English: Stony Corals

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