WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastrea Matthai, 1914

204221  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204221)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea heliopora Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (type by original designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Matthai G. 1914. A revision of the recent colonial Astreidae possessing distinct corallites. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 2nd Series Zoology 17: 1–140, pl. 1-38. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies dome shaped with an even surface. The...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies dome shaped with an even surface. The skeleton is very dense. Corallites are plocoid. Columellae are large. Septa are equal and are thick at the wall and thin where they join the columellae. Polyps are extended only at night (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2017). Diploastrea Matthai, 1914. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204221 on 2017-12-16

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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2013-02-05 17:27:31Z
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2013-02-06 17:41:18Z
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2014-03-16 01:08:52Z
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original description Matthai G. 1914. A revision of the recent colonial Astreidae possessing distinct corallites. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 2nd Series Zoology 17: 1–140, pl. 1-38. [details]   

basis of record Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [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 Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies dome shaped with an even surface. The skeleton is very dense. Corallites are plocoid. Columellae are large. Septa are equal and are thick at the wall and thin where they join the columellae. Polyps are extended only at night (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
 



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Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorダイオウサンゴ  [details]