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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris troglodyta Hoeksema, 2012 
AphiaID: 708972

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 editorAgariciidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Source  original description Hoeksema, B.W. 2012. Forever in the dark: the cave-dwelling azooxanthellate reef coral Leptoseris troglodyta sp. n. (Scleractinia, Agariciidae). ZooKeys 228: 21-37. [details]

Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Pacific Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Azooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 10-30 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat cavernicolous [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:708972
Taxonomic
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2012-10-19 00:08:13Z  created  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S. (2014). Leptoseris troglodyta Hoeksema, 2012. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=708972 on 2014-09-18
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