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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955 
AphiaID: 207381

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 editorLobophylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Sources  original description Wells, J.W. 1955. Recent and subfossil corals of Moreton Bay, Queensland. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Geology 4 (10): 1-18, pls. 1-3. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarry cup coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique (doubtful[details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (15 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (4 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
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 editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are cerioid. Corallites have irregular shapes and sometimes become valleys with several centres. Polyps are fleshy when retracted. Colour: red, cream and brown, sometimes in mottled patterns. Abundance: colonies may exceed 1.5 m in diameter and are conspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Moreton Bay (Veron, 1986) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207381
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  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
2014-05-30 16:29:19Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Acanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207381 on 2014-09-23
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