WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816)

207128

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accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Unrecorded (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies of Astreopora myriophthalma are...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies of Astreopora myriophthalma are massive, in the Arabian area rarely more than 25 cm in diameter though up to 0.5 m diameter in the central Indian Ocean. Calices are sometimes immersed, usually with a thin, raised rim, or commonly form conical mounds up to 4 mm tall above the coenosteum. Both forms occur on the same corallum. The calices are deep and 1-2 mm diameter. This is a widespread but not very common species. It is found in a wide range of depths on fore- and back-reef slopes, from clear to moderately turbid water. It appears to avoid locations of severe environmental extremes. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>).

Colonies are hemispherical, with an even surface. Corallites are evenly spaced and conical with rounded calices. Colour: cream, brownish-blue or yellow, sometimes mottled. Abundance: by far the most common species of Astreopora, found in most reef habitats except in very turbid water. (Veron, 1986 <57>)

Colonies are usually encrusting (rarely more than 3 m across) or form plates or massive bulbous, hemispherical mounds. The characteristic corallites are well-defined, slightly conical (2 mm across) with twelve vertical spines around the edges. Colour: varies from cream and yellow to a pale bluish-brown; may be mottled. Habitat: diverse, in clear water. (Richmond, 1997) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unrecorded (Veron, 1986).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2016). Astreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207128 on 2017-11-18

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1996-10-25 14:03:33Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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original description Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora profunda Verrill, 1872) Verrill AE (1872) Names of species in the author’s report on zoophytes. In: Dana JD, Corals and coral islands, Dodd & Mead, New York, pp 379-388. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora kenti Bernard, 1896) 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora eliptica Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941) Yabe, H. & Sugiyama, T. 1941. Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate II. The Science reports of the Tôhoku Imperial University, Sendai. 2nd Series (Geologie) Special Volume 2: 67-91, pls. 60-104.  [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea myriophthalma Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea pulvinaria Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora arenaria Bernard, 1896) 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ehrenbergi Bernard, 1896) 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ovalis Bernard, 1896) 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]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora stellae Nemenzo, 1964) Nemenzo F. 1964. Systematic studies on Philippine shallow-water scleractinians: V. Suborder Astrocoeniida (Part.). Natural and Applied Science Bulletin, University of the Philippines 18: 193-223. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstraeopora ehrenbergi Bernard, 1896) 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 Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source 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 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 Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora kenti Bernard, 1896) MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora kenti Bernard, 1896) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora profunda Verrill, 1872) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora profunda Verrill, 1872) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ehrenbergi Bernard, 1896) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea pulvinaria Lamarck, 1816) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora arenaria Bernard, 1896) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrea myriophthalma Lamarck, 1816) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora eliptica Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstraeopora ehrenbergi Bernard, 1896) Gravier, C. (1911). Les récifs de coraux et les Madréporaires de la baie de Tadjourah (Golfe d'Aden). Annales de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco. 2(3), 1-101, pls 1-12. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora pulvinaria Lamarck, 1816) Achituv, Y.; Newman, W. A. (2002). The barnacles of Astreopora (Cirripedia, Pyrgomatini/Scleractinia, Acroporidae): organization plans, host specificity, species-richness and geographic range. Journal of Natural History. 36(4): 391-406., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930010005024 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora stellae Nemenzo, 1964) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora ovalis Bernard, 1896) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies of Astreopora myriophthalma are massive, in the Arabian area rarely more than 25 cm in diameter though up to 0.5 m diameter in the central Indian Ocean. Calices are sometimes immersed, usually with a thin, raised rim, or commonly form conical mounds up to 4 mm tall above the coenosteum. Both forms occur on the same corallum. The calices are deep and 1-2 mm diameter. This is a widespread but not very common species. It is found in a wide range of depths on fore- and back-reef slopes, from clear to moderately turbid water. It appears to avoid locations of severe environmental extremes. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>).

Colonies are hemispherical, with an even surface. Corallites are evenly spaced and conical with rounded calices. Colour: cream, brownish-blue or yellow, sometimes mottled. Abundance: by far the most common species of Astreopora, found in most reef habitats except in very turbid water. (Veron, 1986 <57>)

Colonies are usually encrusting (rarely more than 3 m across) or form plates or massive bulbous, hemispherical mounds. The characteristic corallites are well-defined, slightly conical (2 mm across) with twelve vertical spines around the edges. Colour: varies from cream and yellow to a pale bluish-brown; may be mottled. Habitat: diverse, in clear water. (Richmond, 1997) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarflower coral  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアナサンゴ  [details]