WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea aperta (Verrill, 1868)

207480  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207480)

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym, previous combination)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A. E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. (No. 4. Notice of the corals and echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867). Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science. (2): 351-371., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465611#page/361/mode/1up [details]   
Hoeksema, B. (2016). Montastraea aperta (Verrill, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207480 on 2017-12-15

Date
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2007-11-20 17:29:06Z
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2016-02-19 10:53:02Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. (No. 4. Notice of the corals and echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867). Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science. (2): 351-371., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465611#page/361/mode/1up [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]   

source of synonymy Laborel, J., 1967. A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. Postilla Yale Peabody Museum 107: 1-14. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpelling Spelling of the genus name does not follow Veron (1986) [details]