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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea Blainville, 1830 
AphiaID: 204717

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraeidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea guettardi Defrance, 1826 † (type by subsequent designation)
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraeidae Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraeidae Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea Vaughan & Wells, 1943 (wrong spelling)
Sources  original description Blainville, H. M. de 1830. Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d’après l’état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l’utlité qu’en peuvent retirer la médicine, l’agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81598#page/9/mode/1up [details]

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 Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea aperta (Verrill)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea annuligera (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea annuligera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea curta (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea curta Dana, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea franksi (Gregory, 1895) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea magnistellata Chevalier, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites magnistellata (Chevalier, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea multipunctata Hodgson, 1985 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymastrea multipunctata (Hodgson, 1985)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea valenciennesi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites valenciennesi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsteropontella foliata Stock, 1989 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive, either flat or dome-shaped. Corallites are monocentric and plocoid. Daughter corallites are predominantly formed by extratentacular budding, that is budding from the wall of parent corallites. Some intracentacular budding may also occur (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Type species: Astraea guettardi Defrance, 1826 from an unknown locality (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Misspelled as Montastrea in Veron (1986) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Montastrea sp.
Montastrea sp.
[image from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204717
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-11-20 17:29:06Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2013-02-06 17:41:18Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-03-16 13:26:33Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Montastraea Blainville, 1830. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204717 on 2014-07-30
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