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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra Quelch, 1884 
AphiaID: 205439

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 editorScleractinia incertae sedis (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra aperta Quelch, 1884 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia incertae sedis
Sources  original description Quelch, J.J. 1884. Preliminary notice of new genera and species of Challenger reef-corals. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 5th Series 13: 292-297. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra lichtensteini Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra exerta Nemenzo & Ferraris, 1982 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra aperta Quelch, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysogyra lichtensteini Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia gradata Humes & Dojiri, 1983 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Vesicles resemble masses of bubbles similar to but smaller than those of Plerogyra. Skeleton mostly of blistry plates (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205439
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Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-09-08 13:36:39Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-04-14 08:03:13Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-06-24 12:43:55Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Physogyra Quelch, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205439 on 2014-10-30
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