WoRMS taxon details

Platygyra pini Chevalier, 1975

207490  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207490)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Chevalier, J. P. (1975). Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Caledonie, Iles Chesterfield, Iles Loyauté, Nouvelles Hébrides). I. Expedition Française sur les Récifs Coralliens Nouv.-Calédonie. 7: 1-407, pls. 1-42. Paris. [details]   
Type locality contained in Chesterfield Archipelago  
type locality contained in Chesterfield Archipelago [details]
Note Chesterfield Reefs, eastern Coral Sea (Veron,...  
From other sources
Type locality Chesterfield Reefs, eastern Coral Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are massive to encrusting, subcerioid to submeandroid with thick walls. Septa are thin and widely spaced. There...  
Description Colonies are massive to encrusting, subcerioid to submeandroid with thick walls. Septa are thin and widely spaced. There may be some development of columella centres and/ or paliform lobes. Colour: grey- or yellow-brown with green or cream centres. Abundance: usually uncommon.(Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Platygyra pini Chevalier, 1975. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207490 on 2018-05-23
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1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-15 10:57:36Z
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original description Chevalier, J. P. (1975). Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Caledonie, Iles Chesterfield, Iles Loyauté, Nouvelles Hébrides). I. Expedition Française sur les Récifs Coralliens Nouv.-Calédonie. 7: 1-407, pls. 1-42. Paris. [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 Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Wijsman-Best M (1976) Biological results of the Snellius expedition: XXVII. Faviidae collected by the Snellius Expedition. II. The genera Favites, Goniastrea, Platygyra, Oulophyllia, Leptoria, Hydnophora and Caulastrea. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 50: 45-63. [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 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are massive to encrusting, subcerioid to submeandroid with thick walls. Septa are thin and widely spaced. There may be some development of columella centres and/ or paliform lobes. Colour: grey- or yellow-brown with green or cream centres. Abundance: usually uncommon.(Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Chesterfield Reefs, eastern Coral Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lesser valley coral  [details]
Japanese ヒメノウサンゴ  [details]