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Dipsastraea favus Stony Coral


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lexID:
1848 
AphiaID:
718748 
Scientific:
Dipsastraea favus 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Dipsastraea (Genus) > favus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Australia, Borneo (Kalimantan), Comores, Egypt, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Laccadive Sea, Madagascar, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, North Pacific (Ocean), Okinawa, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Rapa, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Timor, Timor Sea, Tuvalu, Wallis and Futuna, West Papua , Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 57 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-22 10:23:05 

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Dipsastraea favus (Forskål, 1775)

Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are massive, rounded or flat. Corallites are conical. Septa are slightly irregular and widely spaced. Paliform lobes are poorly developed.

Synonymised names:
Astraea (Fissicella) denticulata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonymy)
Astraea affinis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Astraea denticulata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Favia affinis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Favia aspera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (synonym)
Favia deformata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Favia denticulata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Favia ehrenbergii Klunzinger, 1879 (synonym)
Favia favus (Forskål, 1775) (previous combination)
Favia favus var. crassidens Crossland, 1952 (synonymy)
Favia geoffroyi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (synonym)
Favia jacquinoti Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (synonym)
Favia savignyi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Madrepora cavernosa Forskål, 1775 (synonym)
Madrepora denticulata Ellis & Solander, 1786 (synonym)
Madrepora favus Forskål, 1775 (original combination, basionym)
Orbicella borradailei Gardiner, 1904 (synoym)
Parastrea affinis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Parastrea deformata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Parastrea denticulata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Parastrea savignyi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)

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