WoRMS taxon details

Goniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971

207466  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207466)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Chevalier JP (1971) Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Caledonie, Iles Chesterfield, Iles Loyauté, Nouvelles Hébrides). I. Expedition Française sur les Récifs Coralliens Nouv.-Calédonie 5: 1-307, pls. 1-38. Paris.  [details]   
Note Seychelles Islands (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Seychelles Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are massive or columnar. Calices are 3-7 mm in diameter and angular. Septa are irregular in length and taper from...  
Description Colonies are massive or columnar. Calices are 3-7 mm in diameter and angular. Septa are irregular in length and taper from the wall into the columella, which is small. Paliform lobes are thick. Colour: cream or brown. Abundance: common in subtidal communities where colonies frequently exceed 1 m in diameter. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Goniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207466 on 2018-12-18
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description Chevalier JP (1971) Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Caledonie, Iles Chesterfield, Iles Loyauté, Nouvelles Hébrides). I. Expedition Française sur les Récifs Coralliens Nouv.-Calédonie 5: 1-307, pls. 1-38. Paris.  [details]   

original description  (ofAstraea parvistella 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]   

original description  (ofGoniastrea parvistella (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]   

original description  (ofGoniastrea solida Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards H., Haime J. (1848). Note sur la classification de la deuxième tribu de la famille des Astréides. <em>Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris.</em> 27: 490–497. [details]   

original description  (ofGoniastrea capitata Studer, 1880) Studer, T. (1880). Beitrag zur Fauna der Steinkorallen von Singapore. <em>Mittheilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Bern.</em> 979: 15-53. [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, 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 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 or columnar. Calices are 3-7 mm in diameter and angular. Septa are irregular in length and taper from the wall into the columella, which is small. Paliform lobes are thick. Colour: cream or brown. Abundance: common in subtidal communities where colonies frequently exceed 1 m in diameter. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Seychelles Islands (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lesser star coral  [details]
Japanese ヒラカメノコキクメイシ  [details]