WoRMS taxon details

Favites chinensis (Verrill, 1866)

207451  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207451)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill AE. (1866). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Part III. Madreporaria. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 5(3): 17-50, pls. 1-2., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/103663#page/255/mode/1up [details]   

(ofPrionastraea chinensis Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A.E., 1866. Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N. from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Comm. Essex Inst. 5 : 17-50., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/103663#page/255/mode/1up [details]   
Note Hong Kong (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Hong Kong (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are massive and rounded. Corallites are singular, with thin walls. Calices are 10-13 mm in diameter. Septa are...  
Description Colonies are massive and rounded. Corallites are singular, with thin walls. Calices are 10-13 mm in diameter. Septa are straight and widely spaced, without paliform lobes and are aligned with those of adjacent corallites. Colour: yellow or greenish-brown. Abundance: uncommon but occurs in a wide range of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Favites chinensis (Verrill, 1866). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207451 on 2018-11-21
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original description Verrill AE. (1866). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Part III. Madreporaria. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 5(3): 17-50, pls. 1-2., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/103663#page/255/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPrionastraea chinensis Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A.E., 1866. Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N. from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Comm. Essex Inst. 5 : 17-50., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/103663#page/255/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofFavites yamanarii Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935) Yabe, H. & Sugiyama, T. 1935. Revised list of the reef-corals from the Japanese seas and of the fossil reef corals of the raised reefs and the Ryukyu limestone of Japan. Journal of the Geological Society of Japan 42: 379-403, pls. 9-10. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) AFCD. (2004). Ecological Status and Revised Species Records of Hong Kong’s Scleractinian Corals. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department,The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 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]   

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 massive and rounded. Corallites are singular, with thin walls. Calices are 10-13 mm in diameter. Septa are straight and widely spaced, without paliform lobes and are aligned with those of adjacent corallites. Colour: yellow or greenish-brown. Abundance: uncommon but occurs in a wide range of habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Hong Kong (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English larger star coral  [details]
Japanese ヤマナリカメノコキクメイシ [from synonym]シナキクメイシ  [details]