WoRMS name details

Caulastrea furcata Dana, 1846

207412  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207412)

 unaccepted
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]   
Note Fiji (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies have diverging corallites averaging 9.5 mm in diameter. Colour: brown or green with green oral discs. Underlying...  
Description Colonies have diverging corallites averaging 9.5 mm in diameter. Colour: brown or green with green oral discs. Underlying septa may give pale radiating stripes to the upper corallite wall. Abundance: common on protected reef slopes where the substrate is partly sandy. Forms extensive monospecific stands, sometimes over 5 m in diameter. (Veron, 1986 <57>)

An uncharacteristic faviid not forming massive structures, but consisting of clusters of low, openly-spaced corallites. These are tubular and grow from a central holdfast forming a spherical colony which branches outwards. Polyps are fairly large. Colour: polyps are reddish-brown or olive green with pale green oral discs. When contracted the underlying septa give the impression that the polyps have light stripes. Habitat: sheltered reefs. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Caulastrea furcata Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207412 on 2020-06-04
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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]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M.; Wijsman-Best, M. (1977). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series.</em> 3: 1-233. [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] 

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Colonies have diverging corallites averaging 9.5 mm in diameter. Colour: brown or green with green oral discs. Underlying septa may give pale radiating stripes to the upper corallite wall. Abundance: common on protected reef slopes where the substrate is partly sandy. Forms extensive monospecific stands, sometimes over 5 m in diameter. (Veron, 1986 <57>)

An uncharacteristic faviid not forming massive structures, but consisting of clusters of low, openly-spaced corallites. These are tubular and grow from a central holdfast forming a spherical colony which branches outwards. Polyps are fairly large. Colour: polyps are reddish-brown or olive green with pale green oral discs. When contracted the underlying septa give the impression that the polyps have light stripes. Habitat: sheltered reefs. (Richmond, 1997) [details]

Type locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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Japanese ネジレタバネサンゴ  [details]