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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites russelli (Wells, 1954) 
AphiaID: 207454

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 editorFavites rufa Wijsman-Best, 1972 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlesiastrea russelli Wells, 1954 (original combination, basionym)
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]

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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
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [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 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 (5 nucleotides; 2 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 submassive to encrusting. Corallites are cerioid to subplocoid, rounded and thick-walled. Calices average 10 mm in diameter. Paliform lobes are well developed. Colour: usually green or mottled or concentric green and cream. Abundance: common and occurs in a very wide range of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207454
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-06-02 12:05:09Z  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
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favites russelli (Wells, 1954). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207454 on 2014-08-29
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