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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora rigida (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207406

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 editorMerulinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonticulina Saville Kent, 1893
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClavarina composita Rehberg, 1892 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora columellata Rehberg, 1892 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora mayori Hoffmeister, 1925 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora ramosa Nemenzo, 1959 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina laxa Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina prolifera Quelch, 1886 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulina rigida Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Sources  basis of record Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. & Wijsman-Best, M. 1977. Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series 3: 1–233. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspine coral  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanjakus eumeces Humes, 1991 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParandrianellus annulatus Humes, 1991 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (27 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 2 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 arborescent, without encrusting bases. Colour: cream or green. Abundance: sometimes common, especially in lagoons and on protected reef slopes. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207406
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
2013-09-07 20:44:15Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Hydnophora rigida (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207406 on 2014-08-28
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