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Systematic Revision of Symbiodiniaceae Highlights the Antiquity and Diversity of Coral Endosymbionts
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It is proposed that evolutionarily divergent Symbiodinium "clades" are equivalent to genera in the family Symbiodiniaceae, and formal descriptions for seven of them are provided, and the date for the earliest diversification of this family to the middle of the Mesozoic Era is amended. Expand
The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity
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The first register of the marine species of the world is compiled and it is estimated that between one-third and two-thirds of marine species may be undescribed, and previous estimates of there being well over one million marine species appear highly unlikely. Expand
A genetics‐based description of Symbiodinium minutum sp. nov. and S. psygmophilum sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), two dinoflagellates symbiotic with cnidaria
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Two new species in the genus Symbiodinium Freudenthal 1962 are described using an integrative evolutionary genetics approach and are readily distinguished from each other by phylogenetic disparity and reciprocal monophyly of several nucleic acid sequences. Expand
Molecular Evidence Suggesting Species in the Zoanthid Genera Palythoa and Protopalythoa (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) Are Congeneric
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The phylogenetic trees for both COI and 16S rDNA from Palythoa and Protopalythoa show four monophyletic groups, which strongly indicate that these samples represent a minimum of two and possibly up to four species, and that the genus Protopallythoa is erroneous nomenclature. Expand
Morphological and molecular characterisation of Abyssoanthus nankaiensis,, a new family, new genus and new species of deep-sea zoanthid (Anthozoa : Hexacorallia : Zoantharia) from a north-west
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This is the first reported zoanthid species from a methane cold seep or other so-called 'extreme' environment, and the first molecular characterisation of any such deep-sea zoanTHid. Expand
Morphological and Molecular Revision of Zoanthus (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) from Southwestern Japan, with Descriptions of Two New Species
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The molecular genetic results clearly show the presence of three monophyletic Zoanthus species groups with varying levels of morphological plasticity, including the new species Z. gigantus n. Expand
PRELIMINARY MOLECULAR EXAMINATION OF ZOOXANTHELLATE ZOANTHIDS (HEXACORALLIA: ZOANTHARIA) AND ASSOCIATED ZOOXANTHELLAE (SYMBIODINIUM SPP.) DIVERSITY IN SINGAPORE
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This study examined the species diversity of zoanthids from the genera Zoanthus and Palythoa, as well as their associated symbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium spp.), for the first time in Singapore, and demonstrated the necessity of further worldwide zoathid sampling in order to properly understand the distribution and diversity of zooxanthellate zoanTHids. Expand
Latitudinal and intracolony ITS‐rDNA sequence variation in the symbiotic dinoflagellate genus Symbiodinium (Dinophyceae) in Zoanthus sansibaricus (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia)
We sequenced the internal transcribed spacer of ribosomal DNA (ITS‐rDNA) of Symbiodinium spp. (Freudenthal) from conspecific Zoanthus sansibaricus (Carlgren) colonies along a latitudinal gradient inExpand
Reconsidering Zoanthus spp. Diversity: Molecular Evidence of Conspecifity Within Four Previously Presumed Species
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Based on the obtained COI gene sequences, all but one of the collected Zoanthus samples appear to be conspecific, with nearly 100.00% base pair matching, which indicates a need to reconsider and re-analyze current Zoan Thus classification and identification. Expand
Four new species and one new genus of zoanthids (Cnidaria, Hexacorallia) from the Galapagos Islands
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Four new species of undescribed macrocnemic zoanthids in the Galápagos Islands are described, including two belonging to a new genus Terrazoanthus, which can be distinguished from the type genus Hydrozoanthus by being attached to abiotic substrate as opposed to hydrozoans for Hydrozoans. Expand
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