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Astrangia poculata  (Ellis and Solander, 1786)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53370

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Astrangia danae
 
    Astrangia astraeiformis
 
  Common Name(s): northern star coral
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomRadiata   
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
          SubphylumAnthozoa   
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                SubclassHexacorallia   
                   OrderScleractinia Bourne, 1900 – stony corals, madrépores  
                      SuborderFaviina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                         FamilyRhizangiidae D'Orbigny, 1851  
                            GenusAstrangia Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848  
                               SpeciesAstrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786) – northern star coral  
       

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  Source: American Fisheries Society, 1991, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Astrangia poculata   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Astrangia poculata   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cairns, Stephen D.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Species richness of recent Scleractinia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Atoll Research Bulletin, no. 59   
  Page(s): 1-46   
  Publisher: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
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  Reference for: Astrangia poculata   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
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