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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia scruposa Klunzinger, 1879 
AphiaID: 207340

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 editorFungiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanafungia scruposa (Klunzinger, 1879)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanafungia Wells, 1966
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia Lamarck, 1801
Sources  original description Klunzinger, C.B. 1879. Die Korallenthiere des Rothen Meeres, 3. Theil: Die Steinkorallen. Zweiter Abschnitt: Die Asteraeaceen und Fungiaceen: 1-100, pls. 1-10. Gutmann, Berlin. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormushroom coral  [details]
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taxa (1)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia scruposa var. ternatensis Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanafungia scruposa (Klunzinger, 1879)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [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]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropontius latioriger Kim I.H., 2010 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (21 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 editorType locality Koseir, Red Sea [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate, free-living [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Corals are circular or oval, up to 240 mm in diameter, not strongly arched, thick and heavy. Costae are compact, with simple spines. The undersurface has pits between costae. Colour: usually brown. Abundance: uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207340
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1996-10-25 16:53:40Z  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
2013-01-24 20:52:40Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2013-01-25 21:48:42Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-06-02 17:13:55Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Fungia scruposa Klunzinger, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207340 on 2014-10-20
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