WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites cocosensis Wells, 1950

207242 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207242)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Wells, J.W. 1950. Reef corals from Cocos-Keeling Atoll. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore 22: 29-52, pls. 9-14.  [details]   
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Porites cocosensis Wells, 1950. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207242 on 2017-11-24

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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2014-04-15 21:12:32Z
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original description Wells, J.W. 1950. Reef corals from Cocos-Keeling Atoll. Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore 22: 29-52, pls. 9-14.  [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]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]