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). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers. 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.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207429 on 2018-05-22
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
changed
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
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]