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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia Verrill, 1869 
AphiaID: 206565

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 editorRhizopsammia pulchra Verrill, 1870 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophylliidae Gray, 1847
Sources 
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]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia annae (van der Horst, 1933)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia bermudensis Wells, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia compacta Sheppard & Sheppard, 1991
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia goesi (Lindström, 1877)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia minuta van der Horst, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia nuda van der Horst, 1926
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia pulchra Verrill, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia verrilli van der Horst, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia wellingtoni Wells, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia wettsteini Scheer & Pillai, 1983

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia chamissoi Wells, 1954 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia verrilli van der Horst, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizopsammia manuelensis Chevalier, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladopsammia manuelensis (Chevalier, 1966)
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
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 0-278 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Pliocene to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206565
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Date   action   by
1997-11-03 12:50:28Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2006-09-28 06:51:36Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Rhizopsammia Verrill, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206565 on 2014-08-28
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