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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliactis polypus 
AphiaID: 220515

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 editorActiniaria (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNynantheae (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThenaria (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiaria (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHormathiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliactis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliactis polypus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliactis Verrill, 1869
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliactis decorata (Couthouy in Dana, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalliactis miriam Haddon & Shackleton, 1893
Sources  basis of record Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Western Indo-Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [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 (22 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (175 nucleotides; 2 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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology on hermit crabs [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on shell of Pagurus megistos (Macnae & Kalk,1958). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Description:(Forsk) (Macnae & Kalk,1958). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220515
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-10-30 10:47:35Z  created  Fondo, Esther
2000-09-06 07:49:33Z  changed  Govaerts, Ann
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2009-09-15 08:51:01Z  checked  Fautin, Daphne
  
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  Citation: Fautin, D. (2014). Calliactis polypus. In: Fautin, Daphne G. 2011. Hexacorallians of the World. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220515 on 2014-12-22
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