Overview of the taxonomy of zooxanthellate Scleractinia

  • John E N Veron
  • Published 2013 in Zoological journal of the Linnean Society

Abstract

Coral taxonomy has entered a historical phase where nomenclatorial uncertainty is rapidly increasing. The fundamental cause is mandatory adherence to historical monographs that lack essential information of all sorts, and also to type specimens, if they exist at all, that are commonly unrecognizable fragments or are uncharacteristic of the species they are… (More)

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