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Montastraea  de Blainville, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 53254

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Montastrea de Blainville, 1830
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2000   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
          ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                OrderScleractinia Bourne, 1900 – stony corals, madrépores  
                   SuborderFaviina Vaughan and Wells, 1943  
                      FamilyFaviidae Gregory, 1900  
                         GenusMontastraea de Blainville, 1830  
    Direct Children:  
                            Species Montastraea annularis (Ellis and Solander, 1786) – boulder star coral 
                            Species Montastraea annuligera (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1849)  
                            Species Montastraea cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767 – great star coral 
                            Species Montastraea curta (Dana, 1846)  
                            Species Montastraea faveolata (Ellis and Solander, 1786)  
                            Species Montastraea franksi (Gregory, 1895)  
                            Species Montastraea magnistellata Chevalier, 1971  
                            Species Montastraea multipunctata Hodgson, 1985  
                            Species Montastraea valenciennesi (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1848)  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Montastraea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wells, John W.  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A List of Scleractinian generic and subgeneric taxa, 1758-1985, (special issue)   
  Page(s): 69   
  Publisher: International Association for the Study of Fossil Cnidaria   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Montastraea   

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