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Psammocora verrilli Vaughan, 1907



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Psammocora verrilli Vaughan, 1907

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Authority reference(s):

Vaughan, T.W. (1907a). Recent Madreporaria of the Hawaiian Islands and Laysan. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 59:1-427, pls. 1-96. (For species details see pp. 144-145 and Plate XLIV, Figs. 1 & 1a)

Taxonomic note: Considered valid by Veron (2000a) but synonymised with Psammocora nierstrazi by Benzoni, Stefani, Pichon et al. (2010). There are unresolved issues which require further study

Taxonomic reference(s):

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

Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Pichon, M. and Galli, P. (2010). The name game: morpho-molecular species boundaries in the genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 160(3):421-456. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2010.00622.x.

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