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Scientific name:

Galaxea explanata

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

24 July 1874 - August 1874

Form:

dry

Type status:

holotype

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Cnidaria

Class:

Anthozoa

Order:

Scleractinia

Family:

Euphylliidae

Genus:

Galaxea

Species:

Galaxea explanata Quelch, 1886

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

24 July 1874 - August 1874

Area:

Levuka, Ovalau, Fiji

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

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