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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea hexagonalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) 
AphiaID: 207365

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 editorEuphylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea hexagonalis (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym ?)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea Oken, 1815
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarcinula hexagonalis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Sources  original description Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3. 10: 209-320, pls. 5-9. [details]

source of synonymy Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. 4: 1-459. [details]

new combination reference Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1851) Monographie des polypiers fossiles des terrains paleozoïques précédée d’un tableau général de la classification des polypes. Muséum National D’histoire Naturelle, Paris, Archives 5: 1–502, 20 pls. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207365
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2013-09-08 13:36:39Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2016-01-05 14:49:04Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2016). Galaxea hexagonalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207365 on 2016-06-27
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