WoRMS name details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea magnistellata Chevalier, 1971

207483 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207483)
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote New Caledonia (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality New Caledonia (Veron, 1986). [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive with round corallites of...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are massive with round corallites of varying sizes. Calices are shallow, approximately 6-13 mm in diameter, with tightly compacted septa. Columellae are large and small paliform lobes are usually developed. Colour: Very variable but usually several colours, including grey, green, orange and pink, are arranged concentrically to the corallites. Abundance: usually uncommon, found on protected reef slopes. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality New Caledonia (Veron, 1986).  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality New Caledonia (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. (2014). Montastraea magnistellata Chevalier, 1971. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207483 on 2017-11-23

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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]   

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 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]   

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. Final report submitted to the 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 with round corallites of varying sizes. Calices are shallow, approximately 6-13 mm in diameter, with tightly compacted septa. Columellae are large and small paliform lobes are usually developed. Colour: Very variable but usually several colours, including grey, green, orange and pink, are arranged concentrically to the corallites. Abundance: usually uncommon, found on protected reef slopes. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality New Caledonia (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse knob coral  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオオマルキクメイシ  [details]