WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia maxima Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977

207428

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207428

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron,...  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive. Corallites are circular,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive. Corallites are circular, large, with calices 20-30 mm in diameter. Septa are very regular, thickened at the wall and with well-developed paliform lobes forming a crown around the columella. Colour: brown or yellow-brown with dull-green oral discs. Abundance: uncommon. Found on upper reef slopes and is conspicuous (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favia maxima Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207428 on 2017-11-18

Date
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1998-01-22 12:34:02Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-16 01:08:52Z
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2014-05-27 21:37:37Z
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original description 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]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [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 JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

new combination reference Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive. Corallites are circular, large, with calices 20-30 mm in diameter. Septa are very regular, thickened at the wall and with well-developed paliform lobes forming a crown around the columella. Colour: brown or yellow-brown with dull-green oral discs. Abundance: uncommon. Found on upper reef slopes and is conspicuous (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Whitsunday Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorknob coral  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウルトラキクメイシ  [details]