WoRMS name details

Coscinaraea wellsi Veron & Pichon, 1980

207257  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207257)

 unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   
Type locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Bikini Atoll,Ralik Chain, Marshall Islands  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Bikini Atoll,Ralik Chain, Marshall Islands [details]
Description Colonies are thin, often overlapping laminae, with lobed margins. Corallites are irregularly distributed, with deep-seated...  
Description Colonies are thin, often overlapping laminae, with lobed margins. Corallites are irregularly distributed, with deep-seated columellae and thick granulated septo-costae. Colour: brown or red-brown, with white perimeters. Abundance: uncommon except when encrusting vertical or overhang faces. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Coscinaraea wellsi Veron & Pichon, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207257 on 2020-01-21
Date
action
by
1998-01-22 08:26:58Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2013-01-21 20:50:48Z
checked
2014-06-02 17:13:55Z
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original description Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

new combination reference Benzoni, F., Arrigoni, R., Stefani, F., Reijnen, B.T., Montano, S. & Hoeksema, B.W. 2012. Phylogenetic position and taxonomy of Cycloseris explanulata and C. wellsi (Scleractinia: Fungiidae): lost mushroom corals find their way home. Contributions to Zoology 81: 125-146. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Type locality Bikini Atoll,Ralik Chain, Marshall Islands [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are thin, often overlapping laminae, with lobed margins. Corallites are irregularly distributed, with deep-seated columellae and thick granulated septo-costae. Colour: brown or red-brown, with white perimeters. Abundance: uncommon except when encrusting vertical or overhang faces. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English wrinkle coral  [details]
Japanese ウェルスヤスリサンゴ  [details]