WoRMS name details

Psammocora explanulata van der Horst, 1922

207265  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207265)

 unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
van der Horst, C.J. (1922). Madreporaria: Agariciidae. Report of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean 1905, Volume 7. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Series 2, Zoology.</em> 18 (1): 417-429, pls. 31-32. [details]   
Note Providence, Seychelles  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Providence, Seychelles [details]
Description Coralla are encrusting and leafy, up to 30 cm across. Calices are relatively large, reaching 3 - 5 mm diameter, and...  
Description Coralla are encrusting and leafy, up to 30 cm across. Calices are relatively large, reaching 3 - 5 mm diameter, and separated by up to 6 mm or more. The principal septa are thickened and markedly exsert. This species prefers clear water and steep reef slopes with good water exchange, though it is not found in turbulent water. Its preferred depth range is 5 to 15 m deep. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>)

Colonies are thin plates or encrusting with a flat surface. Corallites are large for Psammocora, regularly distributed, and have very distinctive exsert petaloid primary septo-costae. Colour: pale or dark brown or green, frequently mottled. Abundance: rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Psammocora explanulata van der Horst, 1922. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207265 on 2018-11-19
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1997-03-11 13:29:18Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-01-21 20:50:48Z
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2013-01-27 13:33:10Z
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2014-06-02 17:13:55Z
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2018-08-12 08:36:09Z
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original description van der Horst, C.J. (1922). Madreporaria: Agariciidae. Report of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean 1905, Volume 7. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Series 2, Zoology.</em> 18 (1): 417-429, pls. 31-32. [details]   

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, J.E.N. & M. Pichon (1976). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astroceoniidae, Pocilloporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. Volume I. [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 Providence, Seychelles [details]

From other sources
Description Coralla are encrusting and leafy, up to 30 cm across. Calices are relatively large, reaching 3 - 5 mm diameter, and separated by up to 6 mm or more. The principal septa are thickened and markedly exsert. This species prefers clear water and steep reef slopes with good water exchange, though it is not found in turbulent water. Its preferred depth range is 5 to 15 m deep. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>)

Colonies are thin plates or encrusting with a flat surface. Corallites are large for Psammocora, regularly distributed, and have very distinctive exsert petaloid primary septo-costae. Colour: pale or dark brown or green, frequently mottled. Abundance: rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
 

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Japanese アミメマンジュウイシ  [details]