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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878 
AphiaID: 286936

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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) Wood, 1844
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 1979. The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. Stud. Fauna Curacao, 57 (180): 341 pp. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1977. A review of the Recent species of Balanophyllia (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) in the western Atlantic, with descriptions of four new species. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 90(1): 132-148. [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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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 53-708 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:286936
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-30 12:30:03Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=286936 on 2014-09-16
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