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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia matthaii Vaughan, 1918 
AphiaID: 207437

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 matthaii (Vaughan, 1918)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia Milne Edwards, 1857
Sources  original description Vaughan TW (1918). Some shoal-water corals from Murray Islands, Cocos-Keeling Islands and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 9 (213): 49-234. [details]

new combination reference Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [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
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 editorReunion [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (47 nucleotides; 13 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 massive. Corallites are crowded, and circular, with calices 9-12 mm in diameter. Septa are thickened, exsert or ragged, with large teeth near the wall and well-developed paliform lobes forming a crown around the columella. Colour: usually brown or grey, with dark calices. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling F. matthai in Sheppard (1987) and Sheppard (1998). Type locality: "Western Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207437
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
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
2014-05-27 20:53:19Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favia matthaii Vaughan, 1918. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207437 on 2014-09-17
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