Paralcyoniidae is a family of soft corals in the phylum Cnidaria.[2]

Maasella edwardsi (de Lacaze-Duthiers, 1888) 1.jpg
Maasella edwardsi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Octocorallia
Order: Alcyonacea
Suborder: Alcyoniina
Family: Paralcyoniidae
Gray, 1869 [1]
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The World Register of Marine Species includes the following genera in this family :[1]


  1. ^ a b van Ofwegen, Leen (2015). "Paralcyoniidae - Gray, 1869". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2015-06-09.
  2. ^ Fabricius, Katharina; Alderslade, Philip (2001). Soft Corals and Sea Fans: A Comprehensive Guide to the Tropical Shallow Water Genera of the Central-West Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Australian Institute of Marine Science. ISBN 978-0-642-32210-4.