WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites nigrescens Dana, 1848

207234  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207234)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Fiji (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are branching, sometimes with an...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are branching, sometimes with an encrusting base. Concave calices give the surface a pitted appearance. Polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: brown or cream. Abundance: common; occurs frequently with P. cylindrica but also common on lower reef slopes (Veron, 1986).
Branching colonies, some with slight scalloping of the surface giving a somewhat rough texture. Colour: often cream or light yellowish-brown. Habitat: deeper reef slopes (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Porites nigrescens Dana, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207234 on 2017-12-13

Date
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1996-10-25 15:03:37Z
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2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-15 10:57:36Z
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original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites saccharata Brüggemann, 1878) Brüggemann F (1878) Ueber einige Steinkorallen von Singapore. Jahresberichte Naturwissenschaftliger Verein Bremen 3: 539-549. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites suppressa Crossland, 1952) Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites (Porites) nigrescens Dana, 1846) Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites suppressa Crossland, 1952) Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites saccharata Brüggemann, 1878) Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites (Porites) nigrescens Dana, 1846) 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 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are branching, sometimes with an encrusting base. Concave calices give the surface a pitted appearance. Polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: brown or cream. Abundance: common; occurs frequently with P. cylindrica but also common on lower reef slopes (Veron, 1986).
Branching colonies, some with slight scalloping of the surface giving a somewhat rough texture. Colour: often cream or light yellowish-brown. Habitat: deeper reef slopes (Richmond, 1997). [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKombia angulata Humes, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichomolgus prolixipes Humes & Ho, 1968 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomolgus baculigerus Humes, 1979 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomolgus unihastatus Humes & Frost, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhump coral  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorアミメハマサンゴ  [details]