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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
AphiaID: 204278

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 editorScleractinia incertae sedis (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea roissyana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia incertae sedis
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella (Leptastrea) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Sources  original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 12: 95-197. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea aequalis Veron, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea bewickensis Veron, Pichon & Best, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea bottae (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea inaequalis Klunzinger, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea pruinosa Crossland, 1952
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea transversa Klunzinger, 1879

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea agassizi Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea bottae (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea ehrenbergiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea bottae (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea immersa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea bottae (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea mammiformis Nemenzo, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora mammiformis (Nemenzo, 1959)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea roissyana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea solida Matthai, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea bottae (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea stellulata Verrill, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846)
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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 editorDescription Colonies are massive, usually flat or dome-shaped. Corallites are subcerioid to plocoid. Costae are poorly developed or absent. Columellae consist of vertical pinnules. Septa have inward-projecting teeth. Polyps are usually extended only at night (except L. pruinosa) (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Leptastrea roissyana Edwards & Haime, 1848 from the "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204278
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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
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-02-06 17:41:18Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2013-09-08 13:36:39Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-06-29 12:10:12Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Leptastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204278 on 2014-10-02
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