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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea valenciennesi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) 
AphiaID: 207482

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)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (new combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymastrea valenciennesi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea Blainville, 1830
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse knob coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [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 (9 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are submassive to encrusting, with angular corallites. Calices are 8-15 mm in diameter. A groove and tubercle system is well developed. Colour: Usually green or yellow with cream septa and sometimes with green oral discs. Abundance: usually uncommon but occurs in a wide variety of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Original combination in Sheppard 1998 <308>. Type locality: unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]

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:207482
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-03-17 16:43:33Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-11-20 17:29:06Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-03-16 01:08:52Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Montastraea valenciennesi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207482 on 2014-04-21
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