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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites complanata (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
AphiaID: 207455

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 tesserifera Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia complanata Ehrenberg, 1834 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionastraea spinosa Klunzinger, 1879 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrionastraea tesserifera (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Sources  original description Ehrenberg, C.G. 1834, Beitrage zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im Allgemeinen und besunders des Rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin 1832: 225-380. [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]
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]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (8 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 (18 nucleotides; 9 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 with slightly angular corallites. Calices are 8-12 mm in diameter with strongly alternating septa and weakly developed paliform lobes. Columellae are large. Colour: a wide range but usually brown, sometimes with green oral discs. Abundance: common on some reefs. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Red Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207455
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  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 complanata (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207455 on 2014-07-26
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