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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyphyllia novaehiberniae (Lesson, 1831) 
AphiaID: 289231

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 editorFungiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyphyllia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyphyllia Blainville, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithactinia novaehiberniae Lesson, 1831 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyphyllia galeriformis Dana, 1846 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyphyllia pileiformis Dana, 1846 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolyphyllia substellata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Lesson, R.P. 1831. Illustrations de zoologie ou recueil de figures d'animaux peintes d'apres nature, pls. 1-60. Bertrand, Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91260 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJoker's boomerang coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Fiji Islands [details]
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest 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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality New Ireland, Papua New Guinea [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate, free-living [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289231
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2013-01-21 21:13:30Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2013-02-03 16:04:51Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Polyphyllia novaehiberniae (Lesson, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289231 on 2014-08-27
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