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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis myriaster (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850) 
AphiaID: 287111

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 editorAstrocoeniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis myriaster (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxhelia myriaster Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxhelia myriaster Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis mirabilis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis schrammii (Pourtalès, 1874)
Sources  original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1850) Classification of polypi. A monograph of the British fossil corals 1: viii-lxxxv. Palaeontographical Society of London, London. [details]

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, Stephen. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 125: 1-235. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstriate finger coral  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Trinidad and Tobago
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrinidad and Tobago [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Deepsea. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 37-1220 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287111
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-03 18:21:02Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
2013-09-30 12:12:29Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2015). Madracis myriaster. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287111 on 2015-07-29
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