Registered 23,194 species  (Collections:373,756; Observations:74,544; Other records:5,869)
Classification : Eukarya - Opisthokonta - Animalia - Cnidaria - Anthozoa - Anthozoa - Octocorallia - Alcyonacea
真核生物ドメイン - Opisthokonta - 動物界 - 刺胞動物門 - Anthozoa亜門 - 花虫綱 - 八放サンゴ亜綱 - ウミトサカ目

Suborder Alcyoniina   Lamouroux, 1816     ウミトサカ亜目

Daly, M., Brugler, M. R., Cartwright, P., Collins, A. G., Dawson, M. N., Fautin, D. G., France, S. C., McFadden, C. S., Opresko, D. M., Rodriguez, E., Romano, S. L. and J. L. Stake (2007) The phylum Cnidaria: a review of phylogenetic patterns and diversity 300 years after Linnaeus. Zootaxa, 1668, 127-182. 
Imahara, Y., Iwase, F. and H. Namikawa (2014) The Octocorals of Sagami Bay. Tokai University Press, Kanagawa, Japan. 398pp. (in Japanese).