WoRMS name details

Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954

207429  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207429)

 unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, Part 2, Oceanography (Biology). <em>U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers.</em> 260-1, pls. 94-185. [details]   
Type locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are small and hemispherical. Corallites are conical, widely spaced with small calices (up to 4 mm in diameter)....  
Description Colonies are small and hemispherical. Corallites are conical, widely spaced with small calices (up to 4 mm in diameter). Septa are fine and closely compacted with a neat crown of paliform lobes. Colour: usually cream or yellow. Abundance: rare (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207429 on 2018-12-11
Date
action
by
1997-10-31 12:32:54Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-16 01:08:52Z
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2014-05-26 23:19:26Z
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original description Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, Part 2, Oceanography (Biology). <em>U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers.</em> 260-1, pls. 94-185. [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 Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[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. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

new combination reference 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 small and hemispherical. Corallites are conical, widely spaced with small calices (up to 4 mm in diameter). Septa are fine and closely compacted with a neat crown of paliform lobes. Colour: usually cream or yellow. Abundance: rare (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English knob coral  [details]
Japanese ウモレキクメイシ  [details]