WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynarina lacrimalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848)

207388

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207388

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (wrong spelling)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription This is a solitary mussid, about 5 cm broad...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription This is a solitary mussid, about 5 cm broad and tall. The distinctive features are the very large primary septa which flare in a large lobe, and in the living coral, the partially transparent fleshy lobes through which the septa can be seen. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>)
Corals are monocentric (oval or circular), cylindrical, with base for attachment or with a pointed base, free-living. Primary septa are thick and have very large teeth. Paliform lobes are usually well developed. Columellae are broad and compact. Polyps are extended only at night. They are translucent so that the toothed primary septa are seen clearly within lobes of the polyp wall. Colour: various mixtures of almost all colours. Abundance: seldom common but always conspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2016). Cynarina lacrimalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207388 on 2017-11-20

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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2013-02-05 10:37:23Z
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2013-09-02 17:11:15Z
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2016-01-25 10:23:08Z
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basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription This is a solitary mussid, about 5 cm broad and tall. The distinctive features are the very large primary septa which flare in a large lobe, and in the living coral, the partially transparent fleshy lobes through which the septa can be seen. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>)
Corals are monocentric (oval or circular), cylindrical, with base for attachment or with a pointed base, free-living. Primary septa are thick and have very large teeth. Paliform lobes are usually well developed. Columellae are broad and compact. Polyps are extended only at night. They are translucent so that the toothed primary septa are seen clearly within lobes of the polyp wall. Colour: various mixtures of almost all colours. Abundance: seldom common but always conspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelled C. lacrymalis in Vine (1986 ), C. lachrymalis in Sheppard 1998 <308>. Type locality: The Philippines (Veron, 1986) [details]