WoRMS taxon details

Montipora efflorescens Bernard, 1897

207163  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207163)

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 unrecorded (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are massive, the surface being an irregular series of mounds. Corallites are immersed. The reticulum is covered...  
Description Colonies are massive, the surface being an irregular series of mounds. Corallites are immersed. The reticulum is covered with papillae; there are also thecal papillae which are slightly longer. Colour: usually bright or dark green, sometimes cream, blue or pink. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Montipora efflorescens Bernard, 1897. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207163 on 2018-05-28
Date
action
by
1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
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]   

original description  (ofMontipora trabeculata Bernard, 1897) 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]   

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. 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofMontipora trabeculata Bernard, 1897) 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
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are massive, the surface being an irregular series of mounds. Corallites are immersed. The reticulum is covered with papillae; there are also thecal papillae which are slightly longer. Colour: usually bright or dark green, sometimes cream, blue or pink. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

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

LanguageName 
English pore coral  [details]
Japanese シモコモンサンゴ  [details]