WoRMS taxon details

Siderastrea savignyana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850

207515  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207515)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 12: 95-197. [details]   
Description Colonies usually small, low mounds or encrustations up to about 20 cm diameter. Calices polygonal, about 3 mm across....  
Description Colonies usually small, low mounds or encrustations up to about 20 cm diameter. Calices polygonal, about 3 mm across. Colour: often pale purple. Habitat: diverse reefs, common in areas with sediment. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Siderastrea savignyana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207515 on 2018-11-17
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-30 11:24:24Z
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2014-06-02 10:15:47Z
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 12: 95-197. [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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies usually small, low mounds or encrustations up to about 20 cm diameter. Calices polygonal, about 3 mm across. Colour: often pale purple. Habitat: diverse reefs, common in areas with sediment. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English African pillow coral  [details]