WoRMS name details

Psammocora superficialis Gardiner, 1898

207270  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207270)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gardiner, J.S. 1898. On the fungid corals collected by the author in the South Pacific. Proceedings Zoological Society of London 1898 (3): 525-539, pls. 43-45. [details]   
Note Funafuti, Tuvalu  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Funafuti, Tuvalu [details]
Description Colonies are thick plates with low irregular ridges and small shallow corallites which are irregularly distributed. Colour:...  
Description Colonies are thick plates with low irregular ridges and small shallow corallites which are irregularly distributed. Colour: pale to dark grey or brown. Abundance: relatively common over a wide range of habitats but usually very inconspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Psammocora superficialis Gardiner, 1898. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207270 on 2018-12-10
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1996-10-25 15:03:37Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-02-05 17:27:31Z
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2014-04-21 09:20:09Z
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original description Gardiner, J.S. 1898. On the fungid corals collected by the author in the South Pacific. Proceedings Zoological Society of London 1898 (3): 525-539, pls. 43-45. [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]   

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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Pichon, M., Galli, P. 2010. The name game: morpho-molecular species boundaries in the genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 421-456. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Type locality Funafuti, Tuvalu [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are thick plates with low irregular ridges and small shallow corallites which are irregularly distributed. Colour: pale to dark grey or brown. Abundance: relatively common over a wide range of habitats but usually very inconspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]