WoRMS taxon details

Favites flexuosa (Dana, 1846)

207444  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207444)

accepted
Species
Astraea (Fissicella) flexuosa Dana, 1846 (basionym, changed combination)
Astraea flexuosa Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Prionastraea flexuosa (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Astraea (Fissicella) flexuosa Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Note Fiji (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are hemispherical or flat. Corallites are angular with calices 15-20 mm in diameter. Septa have large teeth with a...  
Description Colonies are hemispherical or flat. Corallites are angular with calices 15-20 mm in diameter. Septa have large teeth with a tendency to develop paliform lobes. Colour: Green or brown. Abundance: common over a wide range of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Favites flexuosa (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207444 on 2020-02-23
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-15 23:02:09Z
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2014-08-16 17:34:18Z
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2019-10-20 16:30:51Z
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original description  (of Favites ellisiana Verrill, 1902) Verrill, A.E. (1902). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Astraea (Fissicella) flexuosa Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Ang, P. O.; McCorry, D.; Si, C. C. L. (2003). Establishing a reference collection and field guides for Hong Kong scleractinian coral. <em>Final report submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M.; Wijsman-Best, M. (1977). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series.</em> 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source 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 hemispherical or flat. Corallites are angular with calices 15-20 mm in diameter. Septa have large teeth with a tendency to develop paliform lobes. Colour: Green or brown. Abundance: common over a wide range of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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English larger star coral  [details]
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