WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites australiensis Vaughan, 1918

207249

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207249

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Vaughan, T.W. (1918). Some shallow-water corals from Murray Island (Australia), Cocos-Keeling Island, and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. 9 (213): 49-234, pls. 20-93. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are hemispherical to helmet-shaped...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are hemispherical to helmet-shaped and may be very large, with a surface of irregular humps and nodules. Colour: Usually cream or yellow but may be bright colours in shallow water. Abundance: Very common and occurs with P. lutea and P. lobata on back reef margins, lagoons and fringing reefs (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Porites australiensis Vaughan, 1918. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207249 on 2017-11-20

Date
action
by
1996-10-25 15:03:37Z
created
2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2014-04-15 21:12:32Z
changed

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



original description Vaughan, T.W. (1918). Some shallow-water corals from Murray Island (Australia), Cocos-Keeling Island, and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. 9 (213): 49-234, pls. 20-93. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites (Porites) australiensis Vaughan, 1918) Vaughan, T. W. (1918). Some shoal-water bottom samples from Murray Island, Australia, and comparisons of them with samples from Florida and the Bahamas. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology 9 - Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication. 213: 235-288. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 (Porites) australiensis Vaughan, 1918) 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 hemispherical to helmet-shaped and may be very large, with a surface of irregular humps and nodules. Colour: Usually cream or yellow but may be bright colours in shallow water. Abundance: Very common and occurs with P. lutea and P. lobata on back reef margins, lagoons and fringing reefs (Veron, 1986). [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenomolgus varius Humes & Stock, 1972 (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ハマサンゴ  [details]