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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Coral ➔ Coral Specimen, Astreopora Cucullata, Lamberts 1981

Identifier:
2002.59.1
Description:
Stony coral, globular, star-like individual animal 'cells' give this coral its name "star coral." Bleached white. Specimen # 608 in donor's catalog

Fagaetua Island;New species collected and named by donor. His story is featured in the Collecting A to Z: Z is for Zoology exhibition. Donor also discovered and named two other species in this genus, randalli and scabra.;Collected by donor in South Seas. Part of his study collection. Collected Nov. 1, 1974
Date:
1974
Dimensions:
3" h 5" w 4" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
In Honor Of My Four Children
Exhibit/Program
Z is for Zoology ()
Maker/Donor
Lamberts, Austin E.