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Isophyllia rigida (Dana, 1846)


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Isophyllia rigida (Dana, 1846)

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Authority reference(s):

Dana, J.D. (1846a). Zoophytes, in United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. (Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard), 7:1-740. (For species details see p. 237 and Plate 12, Figs. 8a-d)

Taxonomic reference(s):

Matthai, G. (1928). A monograph of the Recent meandroid Astraeidae. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 7:1-288, pls. 1-72.

Cairns, S.D. (1982). Stony corals (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Scleractinia) of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 12:272-302.

Fenner, D.P. (1993). Species distinctions among several Caribbean stony corals. Bulletin of Marine Science 53(3):1099-1116.

Veron, J.E.N. (2000a). Corals of the World. Townsville: Australian Institute of Marine Science. Volumes 1-3. 1410pp.

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