CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Scleractinia (order)  »  Dendrophylliidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 320004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Heteropsammia cochlea    (Spengler, 1781)
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria
Family: Dendrophylliidae (hard corals) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a stony coral]

Occurrence locations [87] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Heteropsammia eupsammides
Common Names List: coral
stony coral
Organism Type: a stony coral
Scientific Name Notes:The name Heteropsammia eupsammides has been used for one morphotype of this species (see Veron, 2000)
Parent Codes
(if any)
11 320909
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2019-09-03 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Record source: Veron, J. E. H., 2000, Corals of the World. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Qld. 3 Vols.
Scientific Name
verified against
Cairns, S.D., 2004. The azooxanthellate Sceractinia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) of Australia., Records of the Australian Museum, Vol. 53(3): 259-329.

Record details

Record entered on 9-Jul-2001 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 28-Feb-2005 16:27 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update reference
Modification history:
28-FEB-2005: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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