WoRMS taxon details

Alveopora verrilliana Dana, 1846

207201  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207201)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Description Colonies are composed of short irregularly dividing knob-like branches. Corallites are 1.7-2 mm in diameter with short...  
Description Colonies are composed of short irregularly dividing knob-like branches. Corallites are 1.7-2 mm in diameter with short blunt septal spines and a few similar vertical spines surrounding the corallites. Polyps are long when extended. Colour: dark greenish- brown or grey or chocolate with white centres. Abundance: usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Alveopora verrilliana Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207201 on 2018-11-14
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1997-10-31 09:33:07Z
created
1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-04-13 09:56:48Z
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original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

original description  (ofAlveopora noamiae Nemenzo, 1979) Nemenzo, F. (1979). New species and new records of stony corals from west - central Philippines. <em>The Philippine Journal of Science.</em> 108 (1-2): 1-25. [details]   

original description  (ofAlveopora trihedralis Nemenzo, 1980) Nemenzo, F. 1980. Fungiid corals from Central Philippines. Kalikasan. The Philippine Journal of Biology 9: 283-302. [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, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are composed of short irregularly dividing knob-like branches. Corallites are 1.7-2 mm in diameter with short blunt septal spines and a few similar vertical spines surrounding the corallites. Polyps are long when extended. Colour: dark greenish- brown or grey or chocolate with white centres. Abundance: usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Spelling Spelled A. verilliana in Sheppard 1998 <308>. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English net coral  [details]
Japanese アワサンゴ  [details]