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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites fontanesii Benzoni & Stefani, 2012 
AphiaID: 716607

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 editorPoritidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites Link, 1807
Source  original description Benzoni, F., Stefani, F. 2012. Porites fontanesii, a new species of hard coral (Scleractinia, Poritidae) from the southern Red Sea, the Gulf of Tadjoura, and the Gulf of Aden, and its phylogenetic relationships within the genus. Zootaxa 3447: 56–68. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea and Gulf of Aden [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:716607
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2013-01-25 18:39:27Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Porites fontanesii Benzoni & Stefani, 2012. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=716607 on 2014-09-02
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