WoRMS taxon details

Astreopora ocellata Bernard, 1896

207123  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207123)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bernard H (1896). The genus Turbinaria, The genus Astraeopora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 2: 1-106, pls. 1-33. [details]   
Note Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986)  
From other sources
Type locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986) [details]
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or flat. Corallites are compact, large, with wide calices. Small corallites usually occur between...  
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or flat. Corallites are compact, large, with wide calices. Small corallites usually occur between the large ones. The coenosteum is coarse. Colour: cream or yellow. Abundance: usually rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Astreopora ocellata Bernard, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207123 on 2018-11-15
Date
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by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-18 08:04:27Z
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original description Bernard H (1896). The genus Turbinaria, The genus Astraeopora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 2: 1-106, pls. 1-33. [details]   

basis of record Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [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 Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are dome-shaped or flat. Corallites are compact, large, with wide calices. Small corallites usually occur between the large ones. The coenosteum is coarse. Colour: cream or yellow. Abundance: usually rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English starflower coral  [details]
Japanese カザリアナサンゴ  [details]