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Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei


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lexID:
8705 
AphiaID:
286903 
Scientific:
Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei 
German:
Solitäre Steinkoralle 
English:
Small Cup Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Dendrophylliidae (Family) > Balanophyllia (Genus) > (Balanophyllia) bonaespei (Species) 
Initial determination:
van der Horst, 1938 
Occurrence:
Indiske ocean, Syd Afrika 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1 cm - 2.5 cm 
Temperature:
14°C - 19°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, Daphnia Salina, zooplankton 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Balanophyllia bairdiana
  • Balanophyllia bayeri
  • Balanophyllia bonaespei
  • Balanophyllia buccina
  • Balanophyllia capensis
  • Balanophyllia caribbeana
  • Balanophyllia carinata
  • Balanophyllia cedrosensis
  • Balanophyllia cellulosa
  • Balanophyllia chnous
 
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Publisher:
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Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-07 16:32:09 

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Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei van der Horst, 1938

These small cup coral lives solitary,but often also in groups (5-150 m depht).Tentacles are bright coloured.Balanophyllia can be found sub tidal and under darker overhangs on reefs,often in caves.

Correct name concering Sealifebase:
Balanophyllia bonaespei, Van der Horst, 1938

Correct name concering WoRMS:
Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei van der Horst, 1938

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

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