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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina Ehrenberg, 1834 
AphiaID: 206610

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 editorMerulinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora ampliata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (type by original designation)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulinidae Verrill, 1865
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulinidae Verrill, 1865
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavarina Verrill, 1864 (synonymy)
Sources  original description Ehrenberg, C.G. 1834, Beitrage zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im Allgemeinen und besunders des Rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin 1832: 225-380. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina scabricula Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina scheeri Head, 1983

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina crispa Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina folium (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina laxa Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora rigida (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina prolifera Quelch, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora rigida (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ramosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina regalis Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina rigida Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora rigida (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina speciosa Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina studeri Bedot, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScapophyllia cylindrica Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina triangularis (Veron & Pichon, 1980) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaclavarina triangularis (Veron & Pichon, 1980)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina vaughani Van der Horst, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina ampliata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
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 editorRemark Type species: Madrepora ampliata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206610
Taxonomic
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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
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-09-07 20:44:15Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Merulina Ehrenberg, 1834. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206610 on 2014-08-21
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