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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea Dana, 1846 
AphiaID: 267299

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea furcata Dana, 1846 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerulinidae Verrill, 1865
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastrea Dana, 1846 (wrong spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasyphyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Sources  original description Dana, J.D. 1846. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea connata (Ortmann, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea curvata Wijsman-Best, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea echinulata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea furcata Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida conglobata Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida multiseptata Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea aiharai Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea echinulata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea distorta Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea furcata Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea multiseptata Yabe & Sugiyama, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea yokoyamai Yabe & Sugiyama, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267299
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2013-02-06 17:41:18Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Caulastraea Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267299 on 2014-08-27
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