WoRMS taxon details

Echinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

207420  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207420)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Description Colonies are encrusting laminae or columnar. Corallites are large and thick-walled. The coenosteum is densely covered with...  
Description Colonies are encrusting laminae or columnar. Corallites are large and thick-walled. The coenosteum is densely covered with thick spinules which have fine elaborations. Colour: mustard. Abundance: very rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Echinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207420 on 2020-10-28
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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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2014-05-28 17:48:42Z
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original description 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  (of Echinopora helli Rousseau, 1854) Rousseau, L. (1854). In: Hombron J.B. & Jacquinot H. (1854 [March]). Atlas d'Histoire Naturelle. Zoologie par MM. Hombron et Jacquinot, chirurgiens de l'expédition. <em>Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée exécuté par ordre du roi pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840 sous le commandement de M. Dumont-D'Urville capitaine de vaisseau publié sous les auspices du département de la marine et sous la direction supérieure de M. Jacquinot, capitaine de Vaisseau, commandant de la Zélée.</em> 28ème livraison, Zoophytes, pls. 27-29. [details]   

original description  (of Echinopora solidior Gardiner, 1904) Gardiner J. S. (1904). Madreporaria Parts I. and II: I. Introduction with notes on variation, II. Astraeidae. <em>Fauna and geography of the Maldives and Laccadives Archipelagoes, Cambridge.</em> 2: 736-790, pls. 59-64. [details]   

original description  (of Echinopora tertia Gardiner, 1904) Gardiner J. S. (1904). Madreporaria Parts I. and II: I. Introduction with notes on variation, II. Astraeidae. <em>Fauna and geography of the Maldives and Laccadives Archipelagoes, Cambridge.</em> 2: 736-790, pls. 59-64. [details]   

basis of record Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, 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 Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [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 Colonies are encrusting laminae or columnar. Corallites are large and thick-walled. The coenosteum is densely covered with thick spinules which have fine elaborations. Colour: mustard. Abundance: very rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Spelling Spelled E. hirsutisima in Sheppard, 1998. Type locality: "Indian Ocean" (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
English hedgehog coral  [details]