WoRMS taxon details

Pocillopora meandrina Dana, 1846

206964  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206964)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Type locality contained in Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Hawaii (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Hawaii (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are composed of uniform sprawling branches with small uniform verrucae. Colour: Usually cream, or pink. Abundance:...  
Description Colonies are composed of uniform sprawling branches with small uniform verrucae. Colour: Usually cream, or pink. Abundance: Uncommon except on exposed reef fronts and Coral Sea reefs. Colonies may be over 1 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Pocillopora meandrina Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206964 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
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1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-29 20:29:36Z
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original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

original description  (ofPocillopora nobilis Verill, 1864) Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPocillopora meandrina var. nobilis Verrill, 1864) Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPocillopora nobilis var. tuberosa Verrill, 1870) Verrill, A.E. (1870). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. <em>Communications of the Essex Instute, Salem.</em> 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [details]   

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

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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 Schmidt-Roach S, Miller KJ, Lundgren P, Andreakis N (2014) With eyes wide open: a revision of species within and closely related to the Pocillopora damicornis species complex (Scleractinia; Pocilloporidae) using morphology and genetics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170: 1-33. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   

additional source Gardiner JS (1897) On some collections of corals of the family Pocilloporidae from the S.W. Pacific-Ocean. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1897: 941-953, pls. 56-57. [details]   

additional source Reyes-Bonilla, H. (2002). Checklist of valid names and synonyms of stony corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the eastern Pacific. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 36(1): 1-13., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/713833841 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are composed of uniform sprawling branches with small uniform verrucae. Colour: Usually cream, or pink. Abundance: Uncommon except on exposed reef fronts and Coral Sea reefs. Colonies may be over 1 m in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Hawaii (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English cauliflower coral  [details]
Japanese チリメンハナヤサイサンゴ  [details]