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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia helianthoides Wells, 1954 
AphiaID: 207429

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 editorMussidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaviinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea helianthoides (Wells, 1954)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia Milne Edwards, 1857
Sources  original description Wells, J.W. 1954. Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers 260-1: 385-486, pls. 94-187.  [details]

new combination reference Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorknob coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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 small and hemispherical. Corallites are conical, widely spaced with small calices (up to 4 mm in diameter). Septa are fine and closely compacted with a neat crown of paliform lobes. Colour: usually cream or yellow. Abundance: rare (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207429
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-10-31 12:32:54Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-03-16 01:08:52Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-05-26 23:19:26Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207429 on 2014-08-23
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