WoRMS taxon details

Placotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

206195  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206195)

accepted
Genus
Placotrochus laevis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (type by subsequent designation)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Depth range 6-289 m  
Depth range 6-289 m [details]

Description Indo-Pacific genus of deep-water, non-reef building scleractinians. Solitary, free-living and purse-shaped. A thin,...  
Description Indo-Pacific genus of deep-water, non-reef building scleractinians. Solitary, free-living and purse-shaped. A thin, plate-like columella is present (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Placotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206195 on 2018-11-18
Date
action
by
1997-10-30 15:49:33Z
created
1998-06-04 11:18:58Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-16 22:52:29Z
checked

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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]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1989. A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. Smith. Cont. Zool. 486: 136 pp., 42 pls., 3 figs. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 6-289 m [details]

Description Indo-Pacific genus of deep-water, non-reef building scleractinians. Solitary, free-living and purse-shaped. A thin, plate-like columella is present (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]