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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207256

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 editorCoscinaraeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea fossata (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea kusimotoensis Yabe & Eguchi, 1936 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora columna Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora fossata Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora savigniensis Gardiner, 1898 (synonym)
Sources  original description Dana, J.D. 1846-1849. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740, 61 pls. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]

new combination reference Hoffmeister, J.E. 1925. Some corals from American Samoa and the Fiji Islands. Papers From The Department Of Marine Biology Of The Carnegie Institution Of Washington 22: 1-90, pls. 1-23. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwrinkle coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are encrusting or massive, sometimes hillocky. Columellae are compacted pinnules set well below the septo-costae. Colour: grey or bright yellow. Abundance: seldom common but occurs in a wide range of shallow-water habitats (Veron, 1986).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Fiji (Veron, 1986).
Family 'Siderasteriidae' and Edw. & Haime as authors in Kalk (1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207256
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1996-10-25 15:03:37Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-06-02 10:15:47Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Coscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207256 on 2014-09-16
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