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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora Blainville, 1830 
AphiaID: 204599

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 editorAcroporidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcroporidae Verrill, 1902
Sources  original description Blainville, H. M. de 1830. Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d’après l’état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l’utlité qu’en peuvent retirer la médicine, l’agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81598#page/9/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora acroporina Wallace, Turak & DeVantier, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora cenderawasih Wallace, Turak & DeVantier, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora cucullata Lamberts, 1980
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora expansa (Brüggemann, 1877)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora explanata Veron, 1985
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora gracilis Bernard, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora incrustans Bernard, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora lambertsi Moll & Best, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora listeri Bernard, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora macrostoma Veron & Wallace, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora monteporina Wallace, Turak & DeVantier, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora moretonensis Veron & Wallace, 1984
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ocellata Bernard, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora randalli Lamberts, 1980
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora scabra Lamberts, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora suggesta Wells, 1954

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora longisepta Latypov, 2011 (nomen nudum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora arenaria Bernard, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ehrenbergi Bernard, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora eliptica Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora hirsuta Bernard, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora listeri Bernard, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora horizontalis Bernard, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora listeri Bernard, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora kenti Bernard, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ovalis Bernard, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora profunda Verrill, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora stellae Nemenzo, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora stellulata (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria stellulata (Lamarck, 1816)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
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Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive, laminar, encrusting or foliaceous. Corallites are immersed or conical with short, numerous, neatly spaced short septa. Columellae are deep-seated and compact. Corallite walls are slightly porous and the coenosteum and walls have few elaborations. Polyps are extended only at night. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Astraea myriophthalma Lamarck, 1816 (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204599
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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
2013-02-04 17:33:04Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Astreopora Blainville, 1830. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204599 on 2014-09-17
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