WoRMS taxon details

Galaxea Oken, 1815

205332  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205332)

accepted
Genus
Species Galaxea acrhelia Veron, 2000
Species Galaxea alta Nemenzo, 1979
Species Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Galaxea cryptoramosa Fenner & Veron, 2000
Species Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Galaxea horrescens (Dana, 1846)
Species Galaxea lauensis Hoffmeister, 1945 †
Species Galaxea longisepta Fenner & Veron, 2000
Species Galaxea pauciradiata (Blainville, 1830)
Species Galaxea paucisepta Claereboudt, 1990

Species Galaxea aequalis Bassett-Smith, 1890 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Galaxea explanata Quelch, 1886 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Galaxea laevis Brüggemann, 1879 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Galaxea laperouseana (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Galaxea bougainvillei Brüggemann, 1879 (nomen nudum)
Species Galaxea laticostata Nemenzo (nomen nudum)
Species Galaxea vesiculosa Latypov, 2011 (nomen nudum)

Species Galaxea anthophyllites Faurot, 1894 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea aspera Quelch, 1886 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea clavus Dana, 1846 accepted as Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Galaxea colamnaris Eguchi & Shirai, 1977 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonym. Probably misspelling of G. columnaris)
Species Galaxea columnaris Eguchi & Shirai, 1977 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonymy, original spelling is G. colamnaris)
Species Galaxea eburnea Pourtalès, 1871 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Galaxea ellisi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea esperi (Schweigger, 1820) accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym ?)
Species Galaxea fragilis Quelch, 1886 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym ?)
Species Galaxea heterocyathus Ortmann, 1889 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea hexagonalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonymy ?)
Species Galaxea hystrix Dana, 1846 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea irregularis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea lawisiana Nemenzo, 1959 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea musicalis (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Galaxea negrensis Nemenzo, 1979 accepted as Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonymy)
Species Galaxea prolifera Nemenzo & Ferraris, 1982 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonymy ?)
Species Galaxea quoyi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Galaxea susanae Nemenzo & Ferraris, 1982 accepted as Galaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) (Synonymy)
Species Galaxea tenella Brüggemann, 1879 accepted as Galaxea fascicularis (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Oken, L. (1815-1816). Lehrbuch Der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil, Zoologie. Erste Abteilung, Fleischlose Thiere Jena,Germany. I-Iv, pls. I-Xvii: 1-841., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Colonies are massive, columnar, encrusting or irregular. Corallites are cylindrical, thin-walled and separated by a...  
Description Colonies are massive, columnar, encrusting or irregular. Corallites are cylindrical, thin-walled and separated by a blistery coenosteum. Columellae are weak or absent. Septa are very exsert. Polyps are sometimes extended during the day (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Galaxea Oken, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205332 on 2018-09-18
Date
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z
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Martinez, Olga
2013-09-08 13:36:39Z
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2014-07-07 13:52:37Z
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original description Oken, L. (1815-1816). Lehrbuch Der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil, Zoologie. Erste Abteilung, Fleischlose Thiere Jena,Germany. I-Iv, pls. I-Xvii: 1-841., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAcrhelia Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne H.; Haime, J. (1849). Mémoire sur les polypiers appartenant a la famille des Oculinides, au groupe intermediate des Pseudoastréides et a la famille des Fongides. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences. 149: 636-637. [details]   

original description  (ofGalaxea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp. [details]   

original description  (ofAcrohelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp. [details]   

taxonomy source Kitano, Y. F.; Benzoni, F.; Arrigoni, R.; Shirayama, Y.; Wallace, C. C.; Fukami, H. (2014). A Phylogeny of the Family Poritidae (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) Based on Molecular and Morphological Analyses. PLoS ONE. 9(5): e98406., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0098406 [details]   

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

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. 4: 1-459. [details]   

status source Potts DC. (1995). Porites Link, 1807, Galaxea Oken, 1815, Mussa Oken, 1815 and Dendrophyllia Blainville, 1830 (Anthozoa, Scleractinia): proposed conservation. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 52: 142-147. [details]   

status source ICZN. (2004). Opinion 2061 (Case 2900) Porites Link, 1807, Galaxea Oken, 1815, Mussa Oken, 1815 and Dendrophyllia Blainville, 1830 (Anthozoa, Scleractinia): proposed conservation. The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature. 61: 51-53., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.6750 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Colonies are massive, columnar, encrusting or irregular. Corallites are cylindrical, thin-walled and separated by a blistery coenosteum. Columellae are weak or absent. Septa are very exsert. Polyps are sometimes extended during the day (Veron, 1986). [details]

Remark Type species: Madrepora fascicularis Linnaeus, 1767 (Veron, 1986). [details]
 



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Japanese アザミサンゴ [from synonym]  [details]