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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea hillae (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomophyllia bowerbanki (Milne Edwards, 1857)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955
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]

source of synonymy Arrigoni R, Benzoni F, Huang D, Fukami H, Chen CA, Berumen ML, Hoogenboom M, Thomson DP, Hoeksema BW, Budd AF, Zayasu Y, Terraneo TI, Kitano YF, Baird AH. (2016). When forms meet genes: revision of the scleractinian genera Micromussa and Homophyllia (Lobophylliidae) with a description of two new species and one new genus. Contributions to Zoology. 85 (4): 387-422. [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 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
2016-10-17 07:19:55Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2016). Acanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207381 on 2016-12-09
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