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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 
AphiaID: 509951

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 editorBalanophyllia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Subgenus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora trochiformis Pallas, 1766 † (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia Wood, 1844
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupsammia
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) caribbeana Cairns, 1977
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) carinata (Semper, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) imperialis Kent, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) regalis (Alcock, 1893)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) grandis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919
Notes 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 18-170 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Cretaceous to Recent [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:509951
Taxonomic
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2010-08-27 12:16:13Z  created  Cairns, Stephen
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z  changed  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=509951 on 2014-07-26
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