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  • Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5585 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Balanophyllia floridana
  • whole animal (dry)
  • Florida Straits
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico: United States: Florida
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1868-01-01)
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Identifications
Balanophyllia floridana Pourtalès, 1868
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Dendrophylliidae Balanophyllia floridana
porous cup coral
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
de Pourtales 1868, Page 137, [type status needs research] of Balanophyllia floridana
old database listed as syntype ?
 
Media of type text, de Pourtales 1868. Description:Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths
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Media Details
Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Florida Straits
Verbatim Locality: USA, Florida, Florida Straits
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 26 to 63 fms
Coordinates: 24.430243° -81.264876° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 121401 m
Penny Benson; 2020-12-10; Source: GEOLocate
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 1868-01-01)
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to year of type description
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (dry) unchecked in collection 1
Media
 
Media of type text, Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5583;CNID-5584;CNID-5585;CNID-5593;CNID-5594;CNID-5595;CNID-5596. Description:MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria 000001-006000, pg.227

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Media Details
MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria 000001-006000, pg.227