Isis hippuris, copyright Akram AB.

Belongs within: Calcaxonia.

The Isididae, bamboo corals, are gorgonians possessing a segmented axis of calcareous internodes divided by proteinaceous nodes of pure gorgonin (Daly et al. 2007).

|--Annisis sprightly Alderslade 1998MG-H11
|--Tethrisis suzannae Alderslade 1998MG-H11
|--Keratoisis Wright 1869 [Keratoisidinae]OHO04
| |--M. encrinula (Lamarck 1815)MG-H11
| `--M. mediterranea Risso 1826R26
| |--I. coronataPP64
| `--I. elongataPP64
| |--O. flexilis Alderslade 1998MG-H11
| |--O. parkeri Alderslade 1998MG-H11
| `--O. viking Alderslade 1998MG-H11
| |--M. faveolata (Reuss 1865)NS93
| |--M. minutaH75
| `--M. solidaNS93
| |--Z. alternata (Utinomi 1975)MG-H11
| |--Z. bifoliata Alderslade 1998MG-H11
| |--Z. lornae Alderslade 1998MG-H11
| `--Z. repens (Briggs 1915)MG-H11
`--Isis Linnaeus 1758L58
|--I. anastatica Linnaeus 1758L58
|--I. dichotoma Linnaeus 1758L58
|--I. encrinus Linnaeus 1758L58
|--I. hippuris Linnaeus 1758L58
`--I. ocracea Linnaeus 1758L58

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BP14] Bryce, M., & A. Poliseno. 2014. Two new records of octocorals (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) from north-west Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 29 (2): 159–168.

Daly, M., M. R. Brugler, P. Cartwright, A. G. Collins, M. N. Dawson, D. G. Fautin, S. C. France, C. S. McFadden, D. M. Opresko, E. Rodriguez, S. L. Romano & J. L. Stake. 2007. The phylum Cnidaria: a review of phylogenetic patterns and diversity 300 years after Linnaeus. Zootaxa 1668: 127–182.

[H75] Häntzschel, W. 1975. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt W. Miscellanea Suppl. 1. Trace Fossils and Problematica 2nd ed. The Geological Society of America: Boulder (Colorado), and The University of Kansas: Lawrence (Kansas).

[L58] Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentii Salvii: Holmiae.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

[NS93] Nudds, J. R., & J. J. Sepkoski Jr. 1993. Coelenterata. In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 101–124. Chapman & Hall: London.

[OHO04] Ocaña, O., J. C. den Hartog & L. P. van Ofwegen. 2004. Ring sea anemones, an overview (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Actiniaria). Graellsia 60 (2): 143–154.

[PP64] Peres, J. M., & J. Picard. 1964. Nouveau manuel de bionomie benthique de la mer Mediterranee. Recueil des Travaux de la Station Marine d’Endoume, Bulletin 31 (27): 5–137.

[R26] Risso, A. 1826. Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l’Europe méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes maritimes vol. 5. F.-G. Levrault: Paris.

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