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Desmophyllum dianthus

Desmophyllum dianthusis commonly referred to as Cockscomb Coral, Cockscomb Cup Coral, Gigant cup 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:
10481 
AphiaID:
135159 
Scientific:
Desmophyllum dianthus 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Cockscomb Coral, Cockscomb Cup Coral, Gigant Cup Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Caryophylliidae (Family) > Desmophyllum (Genus) > dianthus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Esper, ), 1794 
Sea depth:
8 - 3383 Meter 
Size:
6 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
8°C - 17°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-06 19:34:11 

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(Esper, 1794)

Synonyms:
Desmophyllum capense Gardiner, 1904
Desmophyllum costatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Desmophyllum cristagalli Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Desmophyllum cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Desmophyllum ingens Moseley, 1880
Desmophyllum reflexum Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Desmophyllum serpuliforme Gravier, 1915
Madrepora dianthus Esper, 1794
Thalassiotrochus telegraphicus Alphonse Milne Edwards, 1861

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Caryophylliidae (Family) > Desmophyllum (Genus) > Desmophyllum dianthus (Species)

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