WoRMS taxon details

Favia fragum (Esper, 1795)

207432  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207432)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofMadrepora fragum Esper, 1795) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   

(ofAstraea fragum (Esper, 1795)) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Favia fragum (Esper, 1795). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207432 on 2018-05-27
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
created
1997-10-30 15:49:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-02-06 17:41:18Z
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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original description  (ofMadrepora fragum Esper, 1795) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   

original description  (ofAstraea fragum (Esper, 1795)) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   

basis of record Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [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 Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Hoeksema, B.W., Roos, P.J. & Cadée, G.C. 2012. Trans-Atlantic rafting by the brooding reef coral Favia fragum on man-made flotsam. Marine Ecology Progress Series 445: 209-218.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAstraea fragum (Esper, 1795)) Quelch, J.J. 1886. Report on the reef-corals collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–79. Zoology 16 (3): 1-203, pls. 1-12. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Biology zooxanthellate [details]
 

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English golfball coral  [details]