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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849 
AphiaID: 135095

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 editorCaryophylliidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora prolifera Pallas, 1766 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophylliidae Dana, 1846
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (misspelling)
Sources 
redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia californica Durham, 1947 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia prolifera (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Fossil range recent + fossil
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 39-2775 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFossil range Pliocene to Recent [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Lophelia reefs are common at several locations in the Trondheimsfjord, as shallow as 39m.
Lophelia reefs are com...
A field of living and dead Lophelia and Madrepora
A field of living and ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135095
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
2006-09-22 06:50:38Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-09-13 23:22:01Z  checked  Cairns, Stephen
  
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  Citation: Cairns, S.; Hoeksema, B. (2014). Lophelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135095 on 2014-04-18
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