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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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonymy)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea Oken, 1815
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 Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [details]

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
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). 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 2014-08-20
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