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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia danai Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
AphiaID: 207343

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 (junior synonym, changed spelling)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanafungia horrida (Dana, 1846)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia Lamarck, 1801
Sources  original description Milne Edwards, H. & J. Haime, 1851. Monographie des polypiers fossiles des terrains palaeozoïques, précédée d'un tableau général de la classification des polypes. Archs Mus. Hist. Nat. 5 : 1-502. [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia danai var. vitiensis Döderlein, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDanafungia scruposa (Klunzinger, 1879)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
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Indian Ocean
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
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 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Manilla, Philippines [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Corals are circular, up to 300 mm in diameter, not heavily calcified. Septal teeth are very prominent. Costae are compact, with branching spines of different sizes on different orders. The undersurface has pits between the costae. Colour: Usually brown, sometimes mottled. Abundance: Common. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207343
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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
2013-01-29 21:45:03Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Fungia danai Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207343 on 2014-10-02
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