WoRMS taxon details

Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834

206621  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206621)

accepted
Genus
Species Platygyra acuta Veron, 2000
Species Platygyra carnosa Veron, 2000
Species Platygyra contorta Veron, 1990
Species Platygyra crosslandi (Matthai, 1928)
Species Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Platygyra lamellina (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Platygyra pini Chevalier, 1975
Species Platygyra ryukyuensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935
Species Platygyra sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
Species Platygyra verweyi Wijsman-Best, 1976
Species Platygyra yaeyamaensis (Eguchi & Shirai, 1977)

Species Platygyra exigua Nemenzo, 1959 (nomen dubium)

Species Platygyra ascensionis Ridley, 1881 accepted as Favia gravida Verrill, 1868 (synonymy)
Species Platygyra astraeiformis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Species Platygyra carnosus Veron, 2000 accepted as Platygyra carnosa Veron, 2000 (wrong spelling)
Species Platygyra esperi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Species Platygyra gracilis (Dana, 1846) accepted as Leptoria phrygia (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Species Platygyra labyrinthica Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Platygyra lamellina (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Platygyra phrygia (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Leptoria phrygia (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (previous combination)
Species Platygyra rustica (Dana, 1846) accepted as Platygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonym)
Species Platygyra stricta (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Platygyra sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (synonym)
Species Platygyra zelli Veron, Pichon & Best, 1977 accepted as Australogyra zelli (Veron, Pichon & Best, 1977) (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [details]   
Description Colonies are massive, either flat or dome-shaped. Corallites are rarely cerioid, commonly meandroid. Paliform lobes are not...  
Description Colonies are massive, either flat or dome-shaped. Corallites are rarely cerioid, commonly meandroid. Paliform lobes are not developed, columellae seldom form centres and are a continuous tangle of spines. Polyps are usually extended only at night (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Platygyra Ehrenberg, 1834. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206621 on 2018-04-21
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [details]   

original description  (ofCaeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards H., Haime J. (1848). Note sur la classification de la deuxième tribu de la famille des Astréides. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris. 27: 490–497. [details]   

original description  (ofAstroria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards H., Haime J. (1848). Note sur la classification de la deuxième tribu de la famille des Astréides. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris. 27: 490–497. [details]   

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

additional source Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. & Wijsman-Best, M. 1977. Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series 3: 1–233. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

basis of record  (ofCoeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org/index [details]   

additional source  (ofAstroria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. & Wijsman-Best, M. 1977. Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series 3: 1–233. [details]   

additional source  (ofCaeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) 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]   

basis of record  (ofAstroria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) 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]   

basis of record  (ofCaeloria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   
From other sources
Description Colonies are massive, either flat or dome-shaped. Corallites are rarely cerioid, commonly meandroid. Paliform lobes are not developed, columellae seldom form centres and are a continuous tangle of spines. Polyps are usually extended only at night (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
 



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English brain coral  [details]
Japanese ノウサンゴ  [details]