WoRMS taxon details

Cyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816)

207416  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207416)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

(ofAstraea microphthalma Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   
Note "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description This species is distinguished from the other members of the genus by the fact that it has only 10 primary septa. In Arabian...  
Description This species is distinguished from the other members of the genus by the fact that it has only 10 primary septa. In Arabian seas a common variant has only 8 primary septa, but these calices occur on the same corals as calices with 10 septa and thus are unlikely to be a different species. Calices range from being very plocoid to almost flush with the coenosteum. Most corallites have 10 primary septa. Colour: brown, cream or green. Abundance: common, but less so than C. serailia. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Cyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207416 on 2018-11-12
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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original description Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofAstrea microphthalma Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofCyphastrea gardineri Matthai, 1914) Matthai G. 1914. A revision of the recent colonial Astreidae possessing distinct corallites. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 2nd Series Zoology 17: 1–140, pl. 1-38. [details]   

original description  (ofCyphastrea muelleri Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851) Milne Edwards, H. & J. Haime, 1851. Monographie des polypiers fossiles des terrains palaeozoïques, précédée d'un tableau général de la classification des polypes. Archs Mus. Hist. Nat. 5 : 1-502. [details]   

original description  (ofAstraea microphthalma Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (ofCyphastrea savignyi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 12: 95-197. [details]   

original description  (ofCyphastrea minuta Nemenzo & Ferraris, 1982) Nemenzo F, CJ Ferraris (1982) Some scleractinian corals from the reefs of Cebu and Mactan Islands. Kalikasan: The Philippine Journal of Biology 11: 111-135. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Chan, A. L. K.; Chan, K. K.; Choi, C. L. S.; McCorry, D.; Lee, M. W.; Ang, P. (2005). Field guide to hard corals of Hong Kong. <em>Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [details]   

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

additional source Veron, J.E.N., Pichon, M. & Wijsman-Best, M. 1977. Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series 3: 1–233. [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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description This species is distinguished from the other members of the genus by the fact that it has only 10 primary septa. In Arabian seas a common variant has only 8 primary septa, but these calices occur on the same corals as calices with 10 septa and thus are unlikely to be a different species. Calices range from being very plocoid to almost flush with the coenosteum. Most corallites have 10 primary septa. Colour: brown, cream or green. Abundance: common, but less so than C. serailia. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lesser knob coral  [details]
Japanese トゲキクメイシ  [details]