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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 763067

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 editorGoniastrea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea stelligera (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella stelligera Dana, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstraea lobata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea stelligera (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia acropora (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym ?)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia hombroni (Rousseau, 1854) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia lobata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia pseudostelligera Hoffmeister, 1932 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia stelligera (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia stelligera var. fanningensis Vaughan, 1918 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea hombroni (Rosseau, 1854) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliastrea orion (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora acropora Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym ?)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella orion Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella stelligera Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastrea hombroni Rouseau, 1854 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParastrea lobata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlesiastrea armata Verrill, 1872 (synonym)
Sources  original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]

new combination reference Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorknob coral [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorホシキクメイシ  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Fiji [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [from synonym] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [from synonym] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [from synonym] [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [from synonym] [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [from synonym] [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [from synonym] [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [from synonym] [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [from synonym] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [from synonym] [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [from synonym] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmarda goniastreae Humes, 1985 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection (125 records) 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:763067
Taxonomic
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2014-05-27 21:37:37Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846). In: Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=763067 on 2017-05-25
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