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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus alternatus Verrill, 1865 
AphiaID: 288862

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 editorCaryophylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus aequicostatus parasiticus Semper, 1872 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus heterocostatus Harrison, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus mai Cheng, 1971 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterocyathus parasiticus Semper, 1872
Sources  original description Verrill, A.E. 1865. Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). Communications of the Essex Institute 4: 145–152. [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1999. Cnidaria Anthozoa: Deep-Water azooxanthellate Scleractinia from Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna Islands. Mem. Mus. natl. Hist. nat., Paris, 180: 31-167. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstriped 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 (7 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 azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-319 m [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288862
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-08-20 12:17:25Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
2014-04-21 21:22:42Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2014). Heterocyathus alternatus Verrill, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288862 on 2014-07-28
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