WoRMS taxon details

Physophyllia Duncan, 1884

205539  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205539)

accepted
Genus
Pectinia ayleni Wells, 1934 accepted as Physophyllia ayleni (Wells, 1934) (type by subsequent designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Duncan PM (1884) A revision of the families and genera of the sclerodermic Zoantharia, Ed. & H., or Madreporaria (M. Rugosa excepted). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 18: 1-204. [details]   
Description Colonies are plate-like, combining many of the characters of Pectinia and Echinophyllia. Corallites are widely spaced, open...  
Description Colonies are plate-like, combining many of the characters of Pectinia and Echinophyllia. Corallites are widely spaced, open and shallow. The coenosteum is thin and blistery and tends to develop Pectinia-like walls (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Physophyllia Duncan, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205539 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1997-02-12 13:46:25Z
created
1998-06-04 11:18:58Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
changed

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original description Duncan PM (1884) A revision of the families and genera of the sclerodermic Zoantharia, Ed. & H., or Madreporaria (M. Rugosa excepted). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 18: 1-204. [details]   

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

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colonies are plate-like, combining many of the characters of Pectinia and Echinophyllia. Corallites are widely spaced, open and shallow. The coenosteum is thin and blistery and tends to develop Pectinia-like walls (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
 



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