Publications

2020

Towards a rigorous species delimitation framework for scleractinian corals based on RAD sequencing: the case study of Leptastrea from the Indo-Pacific
Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L., Mariappan, K.G. et al. Coral Reefs (2020)

An enhanced target-enrichment bait set for Hexacorallia provides phylogenomic resolution of the staghorn corals (Acroporidae) and close relatives
Cowman, P.F., Quattrini, A.M., Bridge, T.C.L., et al. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2020)

New approaches to species delimitation and population structure of anthozoans: two octocoral case studies using ultraconserved elements and exons
Erickson, K.L., Pentico, A., Quattrini, A.M., McFadden, C.S. preprint

Morphological and molecular description of a new genus and species of black coral (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Antipatharia: Antipathidae: Blastopathes) from Papua New Guinea
Horowitz, J., Brugler, M.R., Bridge, T.C.L., Cowman, P.F. Zootaxa 4821 (3): 553–569 (2020)

Palaeoclimate ocean conditions shaped the evolution of corals and their skeletons through deep time
Quattrini, A.M., Rodríguez, E., Faircloth, B.C. et al. Nat Ecol Evol (2020)

Evolutionary biogeography of the reef-building coral genus Galaxea across the Indo-Pacific ocean
Wepfer, P.H., Nakajima, Y., Sutthacheep, M., Radice, V.Z., Richards, Z., Ang, P., Terraneo, T.I. et al. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (2020)

2019

Uncovering hidden coral diversity: a new cryptic lobophylliid scleractinian from the Indian Ocean
Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L., Stolarski, J., Terraneo, T.I. and Benzoni, F. Cladistics, 35: 301-328 (2019)

Corals of the Red Sea
Berumen M.L., Arrigoni R., Bouwmeester J., Terraneo T.I., Benzoni F. In: Voolstra C., Berumen M. (eds) Coral Reefs of the Red Sea. Coral Reefs of the World, vol 11. Springer, Cham (2019)

A next generation approach to species delimitation reveals the role of hybridization in a cryptic species complex of corals
Quattrini, A.M., Wu, T., Soong, K., Jeng, M-S., Benayahu, Y., McFadden, C.S. BMC Evol Biol 19, 116 (2019)

The complete mitochondrial genome of Porites harrisoni (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) obtained using next-generation sequencing
Terraneo, T.I., Arrigoni, R., Benzoni, F., Forsman, Z.H., Berumen, M.L. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 3:1, 286-287 (2019)

Using ezRAD to reconstruct the complete mitochondrial genome of Porites fontanesii (Cnidaria: Scleractinia)
Terraneo, T.I., Arrigoni, R., Benzoni, F., Forsman, Z.H., Berumen, M.L. Mitochondrial DNA Part B 3:1, 173-174 (2019)

Morphology and molecules reveal two new species of Porites (Scleractinia, Poritidae) from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden
Terraneo, T.I., Benzoni, F., Baird, A.H., Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L. Systematics and Biodiversity 17(5):491-508 (2019)

Environmental latitudinal gradients and host‐specificity shape Symbiodiniaceae distribution in Red Sea Porites corals
Terraneo, T.I., Fusi, M., Hume, B.C.C., Arrigoni, R., Voolstra, C.R., Benzoni, F., Forsman, Z.H., Berumen, M.L. J Biogeogr 46: 2323– 2335 (2019)

2018

Morphological and genetic divergence between Mediterranean and Caribbean populations of Madracis pharensis (Heller 1868) (Scleractinia, Pocilloporidae): too much for one species?
Benzoni F., Arrigoni R., Berumen M.L., Taviani M., Bongaerts P., Frade P.R. Zootaxa 4471:473-492 (2018)

Universal target‐enrichment baits for anthozoan (Cnidaria) phylogenomics: New approaches to long‐standing problems
Quattrini, A.M., Faircloth, B.C., Dueñas, L.F., et al. Mol Ecol Resour 18: 281– 295 (2018)

2017

Cyphastrea (Cnidaria : Scleractinia : Merulinidae) in the Red Sea: phylogeny and a new reef coral species
Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L., Huang, D., Terraneo, T.I., Benzoni, F. Invertebrate Systematics 31(2):141-156 (2017)

A new sequence data set of SSU rRNA gene for Scleractinia and its phylogenetic and ecological applications
Arrigoni, R., Vacherie, B., Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Karsenti, E., Jaillon, O., Not, F., Nunes, F., Payri, C., Wincker, P., Barbe, V. Molecular Ecology Resources 17: 1054-1071 (2017)

Cyphastrea salae, a new species of hard coral from Lord Howe Island, Australia (Scleractinia, Merulinidae)
Baird, A.H., Hoogenboom, M.O., Huang, D. ZooKeys 662:49-66 (2017)

A genomic glance through the fog of plasticity and diversification in Pocillopora
Johnston, E.C., Forsman, Z.H., Flot, J., Schmidt-Roach, S., Pinzón, J.H., Knapp, I.S.S., Toonen, R.J. Sci Rep 7:5991 (2017)

Exploring genetic diversity of shallow-water Agariciidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from the Saudi Arabian Red Sea
Terraneo, T.I., Arrigoni, R., Benzoni, F., Tietbohl, M.D., Berumen, M.L. Mar Biodiv 47, 1065–1078 (2017)

2016

When forms meet genes: revision of the scleractinian genera Micromussa and Homophyllia (Lobophylliidae) with a description of two new species and one new genus
Arrigoni, R., Benzoni, F., Huang, D., Fukami, H., Chen, C.A., Berumen, M.L., Hoogenboom, M., Thomson, D.P., Hoeksema, B.W., Budd, A.F., Zayasu, Y., Terraneo, T.I., Kitano, Y.F., Baird, A.H. Contributions to Zoology 85(4):387-422 (2016)

Recent origin and semi-permeable species boundaries in the scleractinian coral genus Stylophora from the Red Sea
Arrigoni, R., Benzoni, F., Terraneo, T., Caragnano, A., Berumen, M.L. Sci Rep 6, 34612 (2016)

Species delimitation in the reef coral genera Echinophyllia and Oxypora (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae) with a description of two new species
Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L., Chen, C.A., Terraneo, T.I., Baird, A.H., Payri, C., Benzoni, F. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 105:146-159 (2016)

Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia)
Huang D., Arrigoni R., Benzoni F., Fukami H., Knowlton N., Smith N.D., Stolarski J., Chou L.M., Budd A.F. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 178: 436-481 (2016)

The New Systematics of Scleractinia: Integrating Molecular and Morphological Evidence
Kitahara M.V., Fukami H., Benzoni F., Huang D. In: Goffredo S., Dubinsky Z. (eds) The Cnidaria, Past, Present and Future. Springer, pp 41-59 (2016)

Species delimitation in the coral genus Goniopora (Scleractinia, Poritidae) from the Saudi Arabian Red Sea
Terraneo, T.I., Benzoni, F., Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102:278-294 (2016)

2015

Forgotten in the taxonomic literature: resurrection of the scleractinian coral genus Sclerophyllia (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae) from the Arabian Peninsula and its phylogenetic relationships
Arrigoni, R., Berumen, M.L., Terraneo, T.I., Caragnano, A., Bouwmeester, J., Benzoni, F. Systematics and Biodiversity 13:140-163 (2015)

Cyphastrea kausti sp. n. (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Scleractinia), a new species of reef coral from the Red Sea
Bouwmeester, J., Benzoni, F., Baird, A.H., Berumen, M.L. ZooKeys 496:1-13 (2015)

Scleractinian coral families Fungiidae, Agariciidae and Euphylliidae of Pulau Layang-Layang, Spratly Islands, with a note on Pavona maldivensis
Waheed Z., Benzoni F., van der Meij S.E.T., Terraneo T.I., Hoeksema B.W. Zookeys 517: 1-37 (2015).