WoRMS taxon details

Mussa Oken, 1815

206306  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206306)

accepted
Genus
Madrepora angulosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766)

Species Mussa cerebriformis Dana, 1846 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa crassidentata Rehberg, 1892 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa dipsacea Dana, 1846 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa fragilis Dana, 1846 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa grandis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa laciniata Tenison-Woods, 1879 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa regalis Dana, 1846 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa sinuosa (Lamarck, 1816) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Mussa umbellata Brüggemann, 1879 (taxon inquirendum)

Subgenus Mussa (Isophyllia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Isophyllia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
  » Species Mussa (Isophyllia) dipsacea Dana, 1846 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Mussa (Isophyllia) fragilis Dana, 1846 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Mussa (Isophyllia) erythraea Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Lobophyllia erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879) (previous combination)
  » Species Mussa (Isophyllia) multiflora (Verrill, 1902) accepted as Isophyllia sinuosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonymy)
Subgenus Mussa (Lithophyllia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Cynarina Brüggemann, 1877 (synonym)
Subgenus Mussa (Symphyllia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Lobophyllia de Blainville, 1830 (synonymy)
Species Mussa annectens Verrill, 1902 accepted as Isophyllia rigida (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Species Mussa aspera (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa brueggemanni Quelch, 1886 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa cactus Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Mussa carduus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766) (synonymy)
Species Mussa corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (previous combination)
Species Mussa costata Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia costata (Dana, 1846) (basionym, previous combination)
Species Mussa crispa Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia radians (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Species Mussa cristata (Esper, 1789) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa cytherea Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa dianthus (Esper, 1794) accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794) (changed combination)
Species Mussa distans Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa echinata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa erythraea Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa eydouxi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Mussa fastigiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766) (synonymy)
Species Mussa fistulosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Mussa flexuosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa glomerata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Mussa gyrosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Colpophyllia natans (Houttuyn, 1772) (synonymy)
Species Mussa hartii Verrill, 1868 accepted as Mussismilia harttii (Verrill, 1868) (original combination, basionym)
Species Mussa hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (previous combination)
Species Mussa hispida Verrill, 1901 accepted as Mussismilia hispida (Verrill, 1901) (basionym, new combination)
Species Mussa lacera (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Scolymia lacera (Pallas, 1766) (previous combination)
Species Mussa multiflora (Verrill, 1902) accepted as Isophyllia sinuosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonymy)
Species Mussa multilobata Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa nobilis Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia recta (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Species Mussa recta Dana, 1846 accepted as Lobophyllia recta (Dana, 1846) (basionym, previous combination)
Species Mussa ringens (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Mussa rudis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (synonym)
Species Mussa sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa solida Tenison-Woods, 1879 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa studeri von Marenzeller, 1901 accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Mussa tenuidentata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Lobophyllia hemprichii (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Oken, L. (1815-1816). <em>Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil: Zoologie. Erste Abtheilung: Fleischlose Thiere.</em> Leipzig: C.H. Reclam & Jena: A. Schmid. xxviii + 842 pp. + xviii, 40 pls., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Mussa Oken, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206306 on 2020-09-21
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2004-06-06 22:00:00Z
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2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2013-02-06 17:41:18Z
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2019-01-01 17:32:59Z
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original description Oken, L. (1815-1816). <em>Lehrbuch der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil: Zoologie. Erste Abtheilung: Fleischlose Thiere.</em> Leipzig: C.H. Reclam & Jena: A. Schmid. xxviii + 842 pp. + xviii, 40 pls., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Budd AF, Fukami H, Smith ND, Knowlton N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166 (3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [details]   

additional source Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Budd AF, Woodell JD, Huang D, Klaus JS. (2019). Evolution of the Caribbean subfamily Mussinae (Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Faviidae): transitions between solitary and colonial forms. <em>Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.</em> 17(18): 1581-1616., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2018.1541932 [details]   

status source Potts DC. (1995). Porites Link, 1807, Galaxea Oken, 1815, Mussa Oken, 1815 and Dendrophyllia Blainville, 1830 (Anthozoa, Scleractinia): proposed conservation. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 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. <em>The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 61: 51-53., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.6750 [details]   
 
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