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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria reniformis Bernard, 1896 
AphiaID: 207507

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 editorDendrophylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria Oken, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria lichenoides Bernard, 1896 (synonym ?)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria reptans Bernard, 1896 (synonym ?)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria veluta Bernard, 1896 (synonym ?)
Sources  original description Bernard H (1896). The genus Turbinaria, The genus Astraeopora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 2: 1-106, pls. 1-33. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordisc coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Indian Ocean [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 composed of unifacial laminae, sometimes forming tiers, but mostly they are horizontal. Corallites are widely spaced, thick-walled, and immersed to conical in shape, which calices 1.5-2 mm in diameter. Colour: usually yellow-green with distinct margins. Abundance: sometimes common and may form large stands on fringing reefs where the water is turbid (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Palm Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Turbinaria reniformis
Turbinaria reniformis
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207507
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-01-31 16:37:49Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z  changed  Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-06-02 17:13:55Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Turbinaria reniformis Bernard, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207507 on 2014-09-19
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