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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites flexuosa (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207444

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 editorFavites (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites Link, 1807
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstraea flexuosa Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites ellisiana Verrill, 1901 (synonym)
Sources  original description Dana, J.D. 1846-1849. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740, 61 pls. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlarger star 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]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia torigera Humes, 1985 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia torigera Humes, 1985 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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 (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 3 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 hemispherical or flat. Corallites are angular with calices 15-20 mm in diameter. Septa have large teeth with a tendency to develop paliform lobes. Colour: Green or brown. Abundance: common over a wide range of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Favites flexuosa
Favites flexuosa
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207444
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
2014-03-15 23:02:09Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-08-16 17:34:18Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favites flexuosa (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207444 on 2014-10-21
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