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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 
AphiaID: 205633

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 editorDendrophylliidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia michelinii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophylliidae Gray, 1847
Sources  original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1848) Mémoire 3. Monographie des eupsammides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 10: 65-114, pl. 1. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia eupsammides (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia moretonensis Wells, 1964

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia aphrodes Alcock, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia elliptica Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia geminata Verrill, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia eupsammides (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia michelinii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia multilobata Moseley, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia eupsammides (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia ovalis Semper, 1872 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia pisum Alcock, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia rotundata Semper, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
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 editorDepth range 1-622 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Free living and highly mobile. Forms a symbiotic relationship with a sipunculid worm who lives "inside" the coral and moves it about (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Late Miocene to Recent [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Heteropsammia michelini Edwards & Haime, 1848 from the South China Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205633
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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
2010-09-01 00:45:09Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2014-04-21 09:20:09Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2014). Heteropsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205633 on 2014-08-28
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