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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea maxima Sheppard & Salm, 1988 
AphiaID: 288881

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 editorLobophylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea maxima (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSclerophyllia maxima (Sheppard & Salm, 1988)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea maxima Sheppard & Salm, 1988
Sources  original description Sheppard CRC, Salm RV. 1988. Reef and coral communities of Oman, with a description of a new coral species (Order Scleractinia, genus Acanthastrea). Journal of Natural History 22: 263-279. [details]

new combination reference Arrigoni R, Berumen ML, Terraneo TI, Caragnano A, Bouwmeester J, Benzoni F. (2015). Forgotten in the taxonomic literature: resurrection of the scleractinian coral genus Sclerophyllia (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae) from the Arabian Peninsula and its phylogenetic relationships. Systematics and Biodiversity 13: 140-163. , available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14772000.2014.978915 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarry cup 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 (10 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 3 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288881
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2014-04-14 08:03:13Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2015-02-26 23:14:45Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2015). Acanthastrea maxima Sheppard & Salm, 1988. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288881 on 2015-03-27
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