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Heteropsammia eupsammides

Heteropsammia eupsammidesis commonly referred to as Smooth Bum Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
10388 
AphiaID:
288393 
Scientific:
Heteropsammia eupsammides 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Smooth Bum Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Dendrophylliidae (Family) > Heteropsammia (Genus) > eupsammides (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, ), 1849 
Sea depth:
2 - 281 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 2,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-09-23 15:27:59 

Info

(Gray, 1849)

Heteropsammia eupsammides is almost always found on soft horizontal and gently sloping sandy bottoms as a free-living polyp with multiple mouths.
THis coral usually occurs in association with Heterocyathus spp. and Cycloseris spp.


Synonyms:
Heterocyathus eupsammides Gray, 1849
Heteropsammia geminata Verrill, 1870
Heteropsammia multilobata Moseley, 1881

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Dendrophylliidae (Family) > Heteropsammia (Genus) > Heteropsammia eupsammides (Species)

External links

  1. Chaloklum Diving – Koh Phangan – Thailand (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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