WoRMS taxon details

Madracis pharensis (Heller, 1868)

135212  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135212)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Heller C. (1868). Die Zoophyten und Echinodermen des Adriatischen Meeres. Verhandlungen der königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft von Wien. 18, supplement: 1-88, 3 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43291 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Depth range 6-333 m  
Depth range 6-333 m [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Madracis pharensis (Heller, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135212 on 2018-05-22
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original description Heller C. (1868). Die Zoophyten und Echinodermen des Adriatischen Meeres. Verhandlungen der königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft von Wien. 18, supplement: 1-88, 3 plates., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43291 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofMadracis pharensis f. luciphila Wells, 1973) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1991. A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Galápagos and Cocos Islands. Smith. Cont. Zool. 504: 32 pp., 12 pls.  [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D.; Zibrowius, H. (1997). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the Philippine and Indonesian regions. in: Crosnier, A. et al. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 16. Campagne Franco-Indonésienne KARUBAR. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie. 172: 27-244. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Zibrowius, H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco, 11. Musée océanographique de Monaco: Monaco. 3 volumes, including bibliography and taxonomic index pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofMadracis pharensis f. pharensis (Heller, 1868)) Cairns, S.D., Calder, D.R., A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock & D.M. Opresko, 2002. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Cnidaria and Ctenophora. Spec. Publ. Am. Fish. Soc. 28 : i-xi, 1-115. [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadracis pharensis f. pharensis (Heller, 1868)) Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source  (ofMadracis pharensis f. pharensis (Heller, 1868)) Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

status source  (ofMadracis pharensis f. pharensis (Heller, 1868)) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

redescription  (ofMadracis pharensis f. pharensis (Heller, 1868)) Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 125: 1-235. [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrocoenia pharensis Heller, 1868) Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadracis pharensis f. luciphila Wells, 1973) Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate or azooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Depth range 6-333 m [details]

Habitat shelf to slope [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English star coralencrusting star coral [from synonym]cave star coral [from synonym]  [details]
Russian шестилучевые кораллы  [details]