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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus Moseley, 1881 
AphiaID: 173386

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 editorMicrabaciidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus discus Moseley, 1881 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrabaciidae Vaughan, 1905
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 1989. A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. Smith. Cont. Zool. 486: 136 pp., 42 pls., 3 figs. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus antarcticus Cairns, 1989
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus discus Moseley, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus hypocoelus Moseley, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus solidus Keller, 1977

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus irinae Keller, 1977 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopenus discus Moseley, 1881
Environment marine
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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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 221-5000 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:173386
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Date   action   by
2005-07-13 08:49:24Z  created  Claus, Simon
2006-09-14 06:45:32Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-09-08 12:59:53Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Leptopenus Moseley, 1881. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=173386 on 2014-11-24
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