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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra pini Chevalier, 1975 
AphiaID: 207490

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 editorPlatygyra (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra Ehrenberg, 1834
Sources  original description Chevalier JP (1975) Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Caledonie, Iles Chesterfield, Iles Loyauté, Nouvelles Hébrides). I. Expedition Française sur les Récifs Coralliens Nouv.-Calédonie 7: 1-407, pls. 1-42. Paris. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser valley coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (16 nucleotides; 5 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 to encrusting, subcerioid to submeandroid with thick walls. Septa are thin and widely spaced. There may be some development of columella centres and/ or paliform lobes. Colour: grey- or yellow-brown with green or cream centres. Abundance: usually uncommon.(Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Chesterfield Reefs, eastern Coral Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Platygyra pini
Platygyra pini
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207490
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 10:57:36Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Platygyra pini Chevalier, 1975. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207490 on 2014-08-22
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