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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora violacea (Pallas, 1766) 
AphiaID: 210734

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydroidolina (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthoathecata (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFilifera (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylasteridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora violacea (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora Lamarck, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora cinnabarina Nardo, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora fisheri Broch, 1942
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora fulvacea Michelin, 1842
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora rosea Kent, 1871
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora violacea Pallas, 1766
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 1983. A generic revision of the Stylasterina (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Part 1. Description of the genera. Bull. mar. Sci. 33 2: 427-508. [details]

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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora violacea f. cornuta Broch, 1942 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora coccinea Gray, 1860
Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (75 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
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 editorDepth range 0-122 m [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology calcareous colonies, no free medusae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Calcareous skeleton with wide, flat branches, forking regularly, slightly anastomosing; many branches having a line of pores along the edge through which polyps extend. Colour pale purple. Habitat: coastal reefs to deep water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210734
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-10-13 09:05:27Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-27 16:31:04Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Distichopora violacea (Pallas, 1766). In: Schuchert, P. (2014) World Hydrozoa database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210734 on 2014-11-23
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