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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea aperta (Verrill, 1868) 
AphiaID: 207480

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 editorMontastraeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea aperta (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym, previous combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia leptophylla Verrill, 1868
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea Blainville, 1830
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliastraea aperta Verrill, 1868
Sources  original description Verrill, A. E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 4. Notice of the corals and echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science. 1(2): 351-371. [details]

source of synonymy Laborel, J., 1967. A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. Postilla Yale Peabody Museum 107: 1-14. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelling of the genus name does not follow Veron (1986) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207480
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-11-20 17:29:06Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2016-02-19 10:53:02Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2016). Montastraea aperta (Verrill, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207480 on 2016-05-28
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