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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
AphiaID: 157967

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 editorRhizangiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia astreiformis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia danae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia danae Agassiz, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia edwardsii Verrill, 1866
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia michelinii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora poculata Ellis & Solander, 1786
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

new combination reference Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern star coral  [details]
Environment marine, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate or azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-263 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras to Texas [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Miocene to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157967
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-24 16:52:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-07 15:51:33Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-25 12:49:11Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Astrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157967 on 2014-04-18
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