WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia helianthoides Wells, 1954

207429

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207429

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted 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). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers. 260-1, pls. 94-185. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are small and hemispherical....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Marshall Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207429 on 2017-11-20

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
changed
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). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers. 260-1, pls. 94-185. [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 JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [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]   

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. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.  [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 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Marshall Islands (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ウモレキクメイシ  [details]