Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898,

Samiei, Jahangir Vajed, Dab, Koosha, Ghezellou, Parviz & Shirvani, Arash, 2013, Some scleractinian corals (Scleractinia: Anthozoa) of Larak Island, Persian Gulf, Zootaxa 3636 (1), pp. 101-143: 120-121

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3636.1.5

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scientific name

Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898
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Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898 

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Material: ZUTC Cnid. 1016, colony fragment, Larak Island, 26 ° 53 ' 0.7 " N, 56 ° 20 ' 51.3 " E, Coll. J. Vajed Samiei, November 2010.

Identification guide: Benzoni et al, 2010

Notes for local identification: Mostly encrusting, green colonies. This species was formerly known as P. superficialis (Gardiner, 1898)  which has recently been synonymized with P. profundacella  in a molecular and morphological revision of the genus Psammocora  (Benzoni et al, 2010).

Abundance: Uncommon.

Depth of occurrence: about 3 m.