WoRMS taxon details

Astrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)

157967  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157967)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Depth range 0-263 m  
Depth range 0-263 m [details]

Distribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras to Texas  
Distribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras to Texas [details]

Fossil range Miocene to Recent  
Fossil range Miocene to Recent [details]
WoRMS (2018). Astrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157967 on 2018-02-19
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2005-05-24 16:52:44Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-08-07 15:51:33Z
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2010-09-25 12:49:11Z
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basis of record Hoeksema, B. W., Roos, P. J., and Cadee, G. C. (2015). Corrigendum: Trans-Atlantic rafting by the brooding reef coral Favia fragum on man-made flotsam. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 445: 279.  [details]   

basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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 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]   

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

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

redescription 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]   

new combination reference Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrangia michelinii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofAstrangia michelinii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrangia danae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofAstrangia danae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrangia astreiformis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) 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]   

additional source  (ofAstrangia astreiformis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Cairns, S.D., 1981. Marine flora and fauna of the northeastern United States. Scleractinia. NOAA Tech. Rept. NMFS Circ. 438: l4 pp., l6 figs.  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAstrangia astreiformis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrangia danae Agassiz, 1850) 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofAstrangia danae Agassiz, 1850) Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstrangia edwardsii Verrill, 1866) 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]   

additional source  (ofAstrangia edwardsii Verrill, 1866) Peters, E.C., S.D. Cairns, et al., 1988. Nomenclature and biology of Astrangia poculata (Ellis and Solander, 1786). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 101(2): 234-250, 1 pl.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadrepora poculata Ellis & Solander, 1786) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate or azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-263 m [details]

Distribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras to Texas [details]

Fossil range Miocene to Recent [details]
 

LanguageName 
English northern star stony coralnorthern star coral  [details]
French scléractiniaire du Nord  [details]