WoRMS taxon details

Montipora turgescens Bernard, 1897

207142  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207142)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bernard H (1897). The genus Montipora, The genus Anacropora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 3: 1-192, pls. 1-33. [details]   
Note Southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  
From other sources
Type locality Southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. [details]
Description Colonies are massive, flat, hemispherical or columnar with the surface raised into mounds. Corralites are immersed. The...  
Description Colonies are massive, flat, hemispherical or columnar with the surface raised into mounds. Corralites are immersed. The reticulum is smooth. Colour: Brown, cream or purple. Distribution: from the Western Indian Ocean east to the Ellice Islands and Samoa (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Montipora turgescens Bernard, 1897. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207142 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
1998-09-22 10:53:32Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2014-03-18 08:04:27Z
changed

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original description Bernard H (1897). The genus Montipora, The genus Anacropora. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 3: 1-192, pls. 1-33. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Ang, P. O.; McCorry, D.; Si, C. C. L. (2003). Establishing a reference collection and field guides for Hong Kong scleractinian coral. <em>Final report submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [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 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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are massive, flat, hemispherical or columnar with the surface raised into mounds. Corralites are immersed. The reticulum is smooth. Colour: Brown, cream or purple. Distribution: from the Western Indian Ocean east to the Ellice Islands and Samoa (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Southern Great Barrier Reef, Australia. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English pore coral  [details]
Japanese ホンアバタコモンサンゴ  [details]