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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroides Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 
AphiaID: 135107

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophylliidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroides luteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophylliidae Gray, 1847
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroides calycularis (Pallas, 1766)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroides luteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1827 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstroides calycularis (Pallas, 1766)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-30 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135107
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2010-09-01 00:45:09Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Astroides Quoy & Gaimard, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135107 on 2014-09-02
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