WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia matthaii Vaughan, 1918

207437 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207437)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Vaughan TW (1918). Some shoal-water corals from Murray Islands, Cocos-Keeling Islands and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 9 (213): 49-234. [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive. Corallites are crowded,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive. Corallites are crowded, and circular, with calices 9-12 mm in diameter. Septa are thickened, exsert or ragged, with large teeth near the wall and well-developed paliform lobes forming a crown around the columella. Colour: usually brown or grey, with dark calices. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Favia matthaii Vaughan, 1918. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207437 on 2017-11-23

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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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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 20:53:19Z
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original description Vaughan TW (1918). Some shoal-water corals from Murray Islands, Cocos-Keeling Islands and Fanning Island. Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington 9 (213): 49-234. [details]   

basis of record 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]   

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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

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 massive. Corallites are crowded, and circular, with calices 9-12 mm in diameter. Septa are thickened, exsert or ragged, with large teeth near the wall and well-developed paliform lobes forming a crown around the columella. Colour: usually brown or grey, with dark calices. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling F. matthai in Sheppard (1987) and Sheppard (1998). Type locality: "Western Indian Ocean" (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アラキクメイシ  [details]