Flabellum stokesi [Status Unaccepted]   Milne Edwards & Haime,  1848 (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Flabellidae

Description
Septa in five cycles in large calices. Major septa only slightly exsert, edges entire entire or crenulated. Sides granular. Axial fossa narrow into which lower part of septa vertically descending. Columella poorly visible. Costae visible in young corallites, covered by epitheca in adult corallites.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Kollam (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 76.5) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, CSG and Jasmine, S (1995) Scleractinian corals of the erstwhile Travancore Coast (Southwest of India) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The marine Biological Association of India 37 (1-2) 109-125 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/634/1/Gopi_109-125.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org


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