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Definition of the noun Scleractinia

What does Scleractinia mean as a name of something?

Scleractinia is an order of Anthozoa.

Scleractinia is a class of Cnidaria.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments (2008)

by Vivien Gornitz

Mesozoic and Cenozoic corals Order Scleractinia (Middle Triassic to present) Extant Scleractinia have similar numbers of zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate genera and species. These two groups are not taxonomically separate although ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

scleractinia, contain symbiotic dinoflagellates(autotrophic zooxanthellate) and inhabit shallow waters of the tropical oceans where.

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Chickaree - crabs (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

PHYLUM Cnidaria CLASS Hexacorallia ORDER Scleractinia ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Change (2013)

Three Volume Set by John A Matthews

Hexacorals 2: Reefbuilding or hard corals (Scleractinia). In Hutchings P, Kingsford M and HoeghGuldberg O (eds) The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, environment and management. Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing, 209– 221.

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

cell Sciaenidae Sciaridae scimitarbills Scincidae Sciuridae Sciuromorpha Sciurus vulgaris sclera Scleractinia Scleraxonia sclerite scleroblast sclerocyte Sclerodermi Scleroglossa Scleroparei scleroprotein sclerotin sclerotization sclerotome.

Google previewA Dictionary of Earth Sciences (1976)

by S.E. Stiegeler

The Scleractinia, or Hexacoralla, includes the modern reef-building corals, whose ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (2013)

by Michael Allaby

Madreporaria See SCLERACTINIA. madreporite In 'Echinodermata, a porous, button-shaped process on the 'aboral surface of the body; through its perforations the watervascular system is connected to the water outside. Maentwrogian A ...

Google previewPigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments (2007)

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

CORAL Red Generic variety Stony corals (of order Scleractinia) are in general reef builders and colonial, although they can also be solitary.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

3Several orders in the class Anthozoa, including the 'true' or stony corals (order Scleractinia or Madreporaria), which form ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

Order: Scleractinia and Madreporaria.

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Scrabble value of S1C3L1E1R1A1C3T1I1N1I1A1

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