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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921 
AphiaID: 207261

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 editorPsammocoridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (junior synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora verrilli Vaughan, 1907
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPsammocora Dana, 1846
Sources  original description van der Horst, C.J. (1921). The Madreporaria of the Siboga expedition: 2. Madreporaria Fungida. Siboga-Expeditie: uitkomsten op zoölogisch, botanisch, oceanographisch en geologisch gebied verzameld in Nederlandsch Oost-Indië 1899-1900 aan boord H.M. Siboga onder commando van Luitenant ter Zee 1e kl. G.F. Tydeman, XVIb. E.J. Brill: Leiden. 53-98, plates I-VI pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

source of synonymy Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Pichon, M., Galli, P. 2010. The name game: morpho-molecular species boundaries in the genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 421-456. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Sumbawa [details]
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]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [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 editorMauritius [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 editorEast Africa [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (13 nucleotides; 3 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 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]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sumbawa, Indonesia [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive and are primarily characterised by highly meandering valleys with steep walls. Corallites are distributed largely independently of the valleys. Colour: grey or cream. Abundance: rare, may be restricted to outer reefs. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207261
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2013-02-05 23:01:46Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Psammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207261 on 2014-09-23
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