Dendrophyllia cornigera   (Lamarck,  1816) (Hard Coral)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Dendrophylliidae

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Description
Columella well developed, projecting at bottom of calyx. Septa exsert, sides granular. Costae conspicuous, granular, intercoastal spaces with many perforations.


Synonym (s)
Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) cornigera Lamarck, 1816

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• South West Coast INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• 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
  • European Marine Life Available at - http://www.european-marine-life.org/

Page last updated on:2012-02-16

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