WoRMS taxon details

Turbinaria peltata (Esper, 1794)

207512  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207512)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Esper, E.C.J. (1794). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg): 1-303., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/206593#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

(ofMadrepora peltata Esper, 1794) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   

(ofGemmipora peltata (Esper, 1794)) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   
Note "China Sea" (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality "China Sea" (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are flat plates, often in overlapping tiers, and are sometimes columnar. Corallites are immersed to tubular, with...  
Description Colonies are flat plates, often in overlapping tiers, and are sometimes columnar. Corallites are immersed to tubular, with calices 3-5 mm in diameter. Large polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: usually grey, sometimes brown. Abundance: common in a wide range of habitats and may form conspicuous colonies several metres in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Turbinaria peltata (Esper, 1794). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207512 on 2018-11-18
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1997-02-03 09:25:15Z
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2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-06-02 17:13:55Z
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original description Esper, E.C.J. (1794). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg): 1-303., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/206593#page/11/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofMadrepora peltata Esper, 1794) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   

original description  (ofGemmipora peltata (Esper, 1794)) Esper EJC (1793-1795) Die Planzenthiere: Fortsetzungen 1: 1-230. Abbildungen I: Madrepora pls. 1-87. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nurnberg. [details]   

original description  (ofTurbinaria dichotoma Verrill, 1870) Verrill, A.E. (1870). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. <em>Communications of the Essex Instute, Salem.</em> 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [details]   

original description  (ofTurbinaria maxima 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  (ofTurbinaria marima 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  (ofTurbinaria peltata var. gibiari Crossland, 1952) Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257. [details]   

original description  (ofGemmipora fungiformis de Blainville, 1830) de Blainville H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d’après l’état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l’utlité qu’en peuvent retirer la médicine, l’agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. <em>Paris, 1830.</em> 60 : 1-546., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81598#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

context source (HKRMS) AFCD. (2004). Ecological Status and Revised Species Records of Hong Kong’s Scleractinian Corals. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department,The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [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., Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are flat plates, often in overlapping tiers, and are sometimes columnar. Corallites are immersed to tubular, with calices 3-5 mm in diameter. Large polyps are frequently extended during the day. Colour: usually grey, sometimes brown. Abundance: common in a wide range of habitats and may form conspicuous colonies several metres in diameter (Veron, 1986). [details]

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

LanguageName 
English disc coral  [details]
Japanese オオスリバチサンゴ  [details]