Neozoanthus Herberts, 1972,

Low, Martyn E. Y., Sinniger, Frederic & Reimer, James Davis, 2016, The order Zoantharia Rafinesque, 1815 (Cnidaria, Anthozoa: Hexacorallia): supraspecific classification and nomenclature, ZooKeys 641, pp. 1-80: 4

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Neozoanthus Herberts, 1972


Neozoanthus Herberts, 1972 

Neozoanthus  Herberts, 1972: 137.

Type species.

Neozoanthus tulearensis  Herberts, 1972, by monotypy.




As for family above.


Molecular phylogenetic results ( Reimer et al. 2011a) indicate that this genus appears to be very closely related to the genus Isaurus  Gray, 1828 (a genus assigned to the family Zoanthidae  ). Three species included in this group are from the Indo-Pacific.