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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastrea Matthai, 1914 
AphiaID: 204221

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 editorDiploastreidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea heliopora Lamarck, 1816 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastreidae Chevalier & Beauvais, 1987
Sources  original description Matthai G. 1914. A revision of the recent colonial Astreidae possessing distinct corallites. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 2nd Series Zoology 17: 1–140, pl. 1-38. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies dome shaped with an even surface. The skeleton is very dense. Corallites are plocoid. Columellae are large. Septa are equal and are thick at the wall and thin where they join the columellae. Polyps are extended only at night (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204221
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2013-02-05 17:27:31Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2013-02-06 17:41:18Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-03-16 01:08:52Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Diploastrea Matthai, 1914. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204221 on 2014-08-22
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