WoRMS taxon details

Horastrea Pichon, 1971

204933  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204933)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Pichon, M. (1971). Horastrea indica n. gen., n. sp., a new hermatypic Scleractinian coral from the South West Indian Ocean. <em>Revue de zoologie et de botanique africaines.</em> 83(1-2): 165-172. [details]   
Description Colonies are massive. Corallites are plocoid, tending to become ploco-meandroid with several centres. (Veron, 1986 <57>)  
Description Colonies are massive. Corallites are plocoid, tending to become ploco-meandroid with several centres. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Horastrea Pichon, 1971. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204933 on 2018-11-21
Date
action
by
1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
created
1998-06-04 11:18:58Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2013-01-26 18:25:34Z
changed

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original description Pichon, M. (1971). Horastrea indica n. gen., n. sp., a new hermatypic Scleractinian coral from the South West Indian Ocean. <em>Revue de zoologie et de botanique africaines.</em> 83(1-2): 165-172. [details]   

additional source Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source Benzoni, F., Arrigoni, R., Stefani, F., Stolarski, J., 2012. Systematics of the coral genus Craterastrea (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Scleractinia) and description of a new family through combined morphological and molecular analyses. Systematics and Biodiversity 10(4): 417–433. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Colonies are massive. Corallites are plocoid, tending to become ploco-meandroid with several centres. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]