WoRMS name details

Alveopora simplex Betterton, 1981

207193  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207193)

nomen nudum
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Betterton, C. (1981). A guide to the hard corals of Peninsula Malaysia (excluding the genus Acropora). <em>The Malayan Nature Journal.</em> 34: 171-336. [details]   
Status This name is originally mentioned in a catalogue of coral specimens from Malaysia in the Natural History Museum (London)....  
Status This name is originally mentioned in a catalogue of coral specimens from Malaysia in the Natural History Museum (London). The specimens were donated by Betterton in 1979. The catalogue data are accessible via the internet:
http://data.nhm.ac.uk/dataset/collection-specimens/resource/05ff2255-c38a-40c9-b657-4ccb55ab2feb?view_id=6ba121d1-da26-4ee1-81fa-7da11e68f68e&filters=country%3AMalaysia&page=61

This name is mentioned in a subsequent publication by Betterton (1981: p. 217) without further information: "There are a number of species of Alveopora and specimens resembling A. daedalea and A. simplex were found by the author on the East and West coasts respectively". Sheppard (1987) may have obtained this name from the collection data.
 [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Alveopora simplex Betterton, 1981. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207193 on 2018-12-17
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original description Betterton, C. (1981). A guide to the hard corals of Peninsula Malaysia (excluding the genus Acropora). <em>The Malayan Nature Journal.</em> 34: 171-336. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Status This name is originally mentioned in a catalogue of coral specimens from Malaysia in the Natural History Museum (London). The specimens were donated by Betterton in 1979. The catalogue data are accessible via the internet:
http://data.nhm.ac.uk/dataset/collection-specimens/resource/05ff2255-c38a-40c9-b657-4ccb55ab2feb?view_id=6ba121d1-da26-4ee1-81fa-7da11e68f68e&filters=country%3AMalaysia&page=61

This name is mentioned in a subsequent publication by Betterton (1981: p. 217) without further information: "There are a number of species of Alveopora and specimens resembling A. daedalea and A. simplex were found by the author on the East and West coasts respectively". Sheppard (1987) may have obtained this name from the collection data.
 [details]