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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 
AphiaID: 207445

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites rotundata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites Link, 1807
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea rotundata (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman Best, 1977) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia rotundata (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman Best, 1977) (previous combination)
Sources  original description 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]

source of synonymy Sheppard, C.R.C. (1998). Corals of the Indian Ocean: a taxonomic and distribution database for coral reef ecologists [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 [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Swain Reefs [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207445
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-03 09:30:54Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2014-03-15 23:02:09Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-03-16 01:08:52Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-05-27 21:37:37Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207445 on 2014-12-25
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