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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia valida Verrill, 1864 
AphiaID: 207358

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)
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 Verrill, A.E. 1864. List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 1: 29-60. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Zanzibar [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Corals are circular, generally thick and flat. Septal teeth are very large, triangular and irregular. Costal spines are long. There are no pits between the costae. Colour: usually brown or mottled. Abundance: Uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207358
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
2013-01-26 22:15:03Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Fungia valida Verrill, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207358 on 2014-10-23
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