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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllon spinifer (Claereboudt & Hoeksema, 1987) 
AphiaID: 716610

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 editorLithophyllon (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLithophyllon Rehberg, 1892
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycloseris colini Veron, 2000 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia (Verrillofungia) spinifer Claereboudt & Hoeksema, 1987 (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia colini (Veron, 2000) (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia spinifer Claereboudt & Hoeksema, 1987 (original combination, basionym)
Sources  original description Claereboudt. M. & Hoeksema, B.W. 1987. Fungia (Verrillofungia) spinifer spec. nov., a new scleractinian coral (Fungiidae) from the Indo-Malayan region. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 61: 303-309. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormushroom coral [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWest Pacific [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Indo-Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Laing Island, Bismarck Sea, Papua New Guinea [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:716610
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2013-01-25 21:48:42Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Lithophyllon spinifer (Claereboudt & Hoeksema, 1987). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=716610 on 2014-07-10
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