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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia eupsammides (Gray, 1849) 
AphiaID: 288393

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 editorHeteropsammia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus eupsammides Gray, 1849 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia geminata Verrill, 1870 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia multilobata Moseley, 1881 (synonym)
Sources  original description Gray, J.E., 1849. Description of some corals, including a new British coral discovered by W. Mac- Andrew, Esq. Proceedings Zoological Society of London 17: 74-77, Radiata pl. 2. [details]

new combination reference Hoeksema BW, Best MB (1991) New observations on scleractinian corals from Indonesia: 2. Sipunculan-associated species belonging to the genera Heterocyathus and Heteropsammia. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 65: 221-245. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmooth bum coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
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 solitary or small colonies; zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 1-38 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288393
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-01 00:45:09Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
2014-06-29 12:10:12Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2014). Heteropsammia eupsammides (Gray, 1849). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288393 on 2014-09-17
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