WoRMS name details

Acanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955

207381  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207381)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Wells, J.W. 1955. Recent and subfossil corals of Moreton Bay, Queensland. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Geology 4 (10): 1-18, pls. 1-3. [details]   
Note Moreton Bay (Veron, 1986)  
From other sources
Type locality Moreton Bay (Veron, 1986) [details]
Description Colonies are cerioid. Corallites have irregular shapes and sometimes become valleys with several centres. Polyps are fleshy...  
Description Colonies are cerioid. Corallites have irregular shapes and sometimes become valleys with several centres. Polyps are fleshy when retracted. Colour: red, cream and brown, sometimes in mottled patterns. Abundance: colonies may exceed 1.5 m in diameter and are conspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207381 on 2018-06-21
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-05-30 16:29:19Z
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2016-10-17 07:19:55Z
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original description Wells, J.W. 1955. Recent and subfossil corals of Moreton Bay, Queensland. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Geology 4 (10): 1-18, pls. 1-3. [details]   

basis of record Best, W.G., G. Faure & M. Pichon (1980). Contribution to the knowledge of the stony corals from the Seychelles and Eastern Africa. Rev. Zool. Afr. 94,3: 600 - 627. [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, J.E.N., Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. 4: 1-459. [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 Huang D, Arrigoni R, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Stolarski J, Chou LM, Budd AF. (2016). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 178(3): 436-481., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12391 [details]   

source of synonymy Arrigoni R, Benzoni F, Huang D, Fukami H, Chen CA, Berumen ML, Hoogenboom M, Thomson DP, Hoeksema BW, Budd AF, Zayasu Y, Terraneo TI, Kitano YF, Baird AH. (2016). When forms meet genes: revision of the scleractinian genera Micromussa and Homophyllia (Lobophylliidae) with a description of two new species and one new genus. Contributions to Zoology. 85 (4): 387-422. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are cerioid. Corallites have irregular shapes and sometimes become valleys with several centres. Polyps are fleshy when retracted. Colour: red, cream and brown, sometimes in mottled patterns. Abundance: colonies may exceed 1.5 m in diameter and are conspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Moreton Bay (Veron, 1986) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English starry cup coral  [details]
Japanese オオトゲキクメイシ  [details]