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Pectinia maxima (Moll & Best, 1984)

763539  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:763539)

accepted
Species
Echinophyllia maxima Moll & Best, 1984 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Echinophyllia maxima Moll & Best, 1984) Moll, H.; Borel-Best, M. (1984). New scleractinian corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the Spermonde Archipelago. <em>South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden.</em> 58: 47-58. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Pectinia maxima (Moll & Best, 1984). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=763539 on 2023-02-08
Date
action
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2014-05-29 09:17:28Z
created
2014-05-30 16:29:19Z
changed
2022-08-01 08:44:07Z
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original description  (of Echinophyllia maxima Moll & Best, 1984) Moll, H.; Borel-Best, M. (1984). New scleractinian corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the Spermonde Archipelago. <em>South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden.</em> 58: 47-58. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume II: Families Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae, Euphyllidae, Oculinidae, Meandrinidae, Siderastreidae, Agariciidae, Fungiidae, Rhizangiidae, Pectiniidae, Merulinidae, Dendrophylliidae, Caryophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 2, pp. 429.
page(s): 349 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2002). New species described in Corals of the World. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 11: 1-209.
page(s): 112, 114 [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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Biology zooxanthellate [details]
LanguageName 
English flat lettuce coral [from synonym]  [details]