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Distichopora robusta sp. nov., the first shallow-water stylasterid (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Stylasteridae) from the tropical eastern Pacific
Lindner, A.; Cairns, S.D.; Guzman, H.M. (2004). Distichopora robusta sp. nov., the first shallow-water stylasterid (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Stylasteridae) from the tropical eastern Pacific. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 84(5): 943-947
In: Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Cambridge University Press/Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom: Cambridge. ISSN 0025-3154, more
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Keywords
    New species; Cnidaria [WoRMS]; Distichopora robusta Lindner, Cairns & Guzman, 2004 [WoRMS]; Hydrozoa [WoRMS]; Stylasteridae Gray, 1847 [WoRMS]; ISE, Panama [Marine Regions]; Marine

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  • Lindner, A.
  • Cairns, S.D., more
  • Guzman, H.M.

Abstract
    Distichopora robusta, the first shallow-water stylasterid coral from the tropical eastern Pacific, is described from the west coast of Panama. The new species is distinguished from all species of Distichopora described thus far by having robust branches and poorly defined pore rows.

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