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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
AphiaID: 758261

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 editorMerulinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella faveolata (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella Dana, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (previous combination)
Sources  original description Ellis, J.; Solander, D. 1786. The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/131537#page/11/mode/1up [details] [full text]

new combination reference Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormountainous star coral [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuatemala [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHispaniola [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrinidad and Tobago [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758261
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2014-03-16 13:26:33Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Orbicella faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758261 on 2014-12-26
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