WoRMS name details

Symphyllia recta (Dana, 1846)

207399  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207399)

 unaccepted (previous combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

(ofMussa recta Dana, 1846) Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Type locality contained in Wake Island Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Wake Island Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Wake Island (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Wake Island (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. Colour:...  
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. Colour: Usually dull brown, grey or green, sometimes red. Valley floors and the tops of the walls are often distinctly coloured. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes and fringing reefs. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Symphyllia recta (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207399 on 2018-11-21
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

original description  (ofMussa recta Dana, 1846) Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source 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 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 Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 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]   

new combination reference Matthai, G. 1928. A Monograph of the Recent meandroid Astraeidae. Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History) 7: 1-288, pls. 1-72. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. Colour: Usually dull brown, grey or green, sometimes red. Valley floors and the tops of the walls are often distinctly coloured. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes and fringing reefs. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Wake Island (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English sinuous cup coral  [details]
Japanese ホソダイノウサンゴ  [details]