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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
AphiaID: 207420

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 editorEchinopora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora Lamarck, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora helli Rousseau, 1854 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora solidior Gardiner, 1904 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinopora tertia Gardiner, 1904 (synonym)
Sources  original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 12: 95-197. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhedgehog coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Basin [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 encrusting laminae or columnar. Corallites are large and thick-walled. The coenosteum is densely covered with thick spinules which have fine elaborations. Colour: mustard. Abundance: very rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelled E. hirsutisima in Sheppard, 1998. Type locality: "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207420
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z  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
2014-05-28 17:48:42Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Echinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207420 on 2014-08-30
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