WoRMS taxon details

Blastomussa loyae Head, 1978

207387  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207387)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Head, S.M. 1978. A cerioid species of Blastomussa (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) from the central Red Sea, with a revision of the genus. Journal of Natural History 12: 633-639. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Blastomussa loyae Head, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207387 on 2018-11-20
Date
action
by
1997-10-31 12:32:54Z
created
1998-01-22 12:34:02Z
changed
2013-02-01 12:04:09Z
changed

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original description Head, S.M. 1978. A cerioid species of Blastomussa (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) from the central Red Sea, with a revision of the genus. Journal of Natural History 12: 633-639. [details]   

original description  (ofParasimplastrea sheppardi Veron, 2000) Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

original description  (ofBlastomussa (Ceriomorpha) loyae Head, 1978) Head, S.M. 1978. A cerioid species of Blastomussa (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) from the central Red Sea, with a revision of the genus. Journal of Natural History 12: 633-639. [details]   

basis of record Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [details]   

additional source Kleemann. K. & Baal, C. 2012. Note on the coral Blastomussa loyae, a valid species from the Red Sea. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 92: 699-702., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/s002531541100141x [details]   

additional source Benzoni F, Arrigoni R, Waheed Z, Stefani F, Hoeksema BW (2014) Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the genus Blastomussa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) with description of a new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 62: 358-378. [details]   
 
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]