WoRMS taxon details

Platygyra sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)

207486  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207486)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

(ofCoeloria sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

(ofFavia sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

(ofAstroria sinensis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   
Note "China Sea" (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality "China Sea" (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description This is submeandroid to monocentric, and as such may be mistaken for a Favites. It has the appearance of a monocentric P....  
Description This is submeandroid to monocentric, and as such may be mistaken for a Favites. It has the appearance of a monocentric P. daedalea in that its walls are thin and high, and septa are exsert, pointed and with ragged teeth. It is a very common inhabitant of reef flats and shallow areas down to about 3 metres deep. It is thus a hardy species, but even in these areas it requires moderate water exchange and is not usually seen in ponded areas. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>)
Colonies are massive or flat, subcerioid to meandroid, with thin walls Septa are thin, slightly exsert. Colour: variable dull or bright colours. Abundance: usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Platygyra sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207486 on 2018-12-12
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

original description  (ofCoeloria sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

original description  (ofFavia sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

original description  (ofCoeloria stricta (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp. [details]   

original description  (ofCoeloria delicatula Ortmann, 1888) Ortmann A (1888) Studien über Systematik und geographische Verbreitung der Steinkorallen. Zoologische Jahrbüchern, Abteilung für Systematik, Biologie und Biogeographie der Tiere 3: 143-188, pl. 6. [details]   

original description  (ofAstroria sinensis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

original description  (ofAstroria stricta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

original description  (ofMaeandra stricta (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

original description  (ofPlatygyra stricta (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. 1849. Recherches sur les polypiers. Quatrième mémoire. Monographie des astréides(1). Tribu II. Astréens (Astreinae). Annales Des Sciences Naturelles, Série 3, Zoologie 11: 233–312. [details]   

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

additional source Lemmens, J.W.T.J. (1993). Reef-building corals (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) from the Watamu Marine National Reserve, Kenya; an annotated species list. Zoologische mededelingen 67, 453-465 [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 This is submeandroid to monocentric, and as such may be mistaken for a Favites. It has the appearance of a monocentric P. daedalea in that its walls are thin and high, and septa are exsert, pointed and with ragged teeth. It is a very common inhabitant of reef flats and shallow areas down to about 3 metres deep. It is thus a hardy species, but even in these areas it requires moderate water exchange and is not usually seen in ponded areas. (Sheppard, 1998 <308>)
Colonies are massive or flat, subcerioid to meandroid, with thin walls Septa are thin, slightly exsert. Colour: variable dull or bright colours. Abundance: usually uncommon. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality "China Sea" (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lesser valley coral  [details]
Japanese シナノウサンゴ  [details]