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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207278

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 editorAgariciidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgaricia crispa Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaloseris crispa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaloseris lactuca Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris crispa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris digitata Vaughan, 1907 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris panamensis Durham & Barnard, 1952 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris zamboi Nemenzo, 1971 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavonia papyracea Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym, wrong genus spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavonia pretiosa Bassett-Smith, 1890 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavonia ramosa Bassett-Smith, 1890 (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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorporcelain 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]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 delicate, unifacial, contorted and with irregularly divided fronds, each frond with a few corallites. Colour: pale brown upper surface, white undersurface. Abundance: restricted to inter-reef areas on soft horizontal substrates where there is little sediment movement. Usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sulu Sea (Veron, 1986) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207278
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
2014-03-15 10:57:36Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Leptoseris papyracea (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207278 on 2014-10-01
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