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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864 
AphiaID: 286920

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 editorBalanophyllia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) (Subgenus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) Wood, 1844
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1994. Scleractinia of the Temperate North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 557:150 pp., 42 plates, 3 figs.  [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
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 azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-293 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:286920
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-31 00:27:39Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
2016-02-06 06:51:12Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2016). Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=286920 on 2016-09-30
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