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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea Lesson, 1829 
AphiaID: 267930

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 editorTubastraea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea coccinea Lesson, 1829 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophylliidae Gray, 1847
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstropsammia Verrill, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenopsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachypsammia Verrill, 1866
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacopsammia Duncan, 1876
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastaea (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastrea Lesson, 1829 (misspelling)
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]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea coccinea Lesson, 1829
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea diaphana (Dana, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea faulkneri Wells, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea floreana Wells, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea tagusensis Wells, 1982

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea aurea (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubastraea coccinea Lesson, 1829
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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 0-110 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267930
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-14 14:40:15Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Tubastraea Lesson, 1829. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267930 on 2014-12-27
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