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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia Pourtalès, 1868 
AphiaID: 267904

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)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia socialis Pourtalès, 1868 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophylliidae Gray, 1847
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia elongata Moseley, 1881
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia socialis Pourtalès, 1868

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia britannica Duncan, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopsammia britannica (Duncan, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia gemma Moseley, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia imperfecta Gravier, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopsammia formosa (Gravier, 1915)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia pourtalesi Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEndopsammia pourtalesi (Durham & Barnard, 1952)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThecopsammia tintinnabulum Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypsammia tintinnabulum (Pourtalès, 1868)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 214-878 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range ?Late Eocene to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267904
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-31 00:27:39Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Thecopsammia Pourtalès, 1868. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267904 on 2014-09-20
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