WoRMS taxon details

Madracis kirbyi Veron & Pichon, 1976

208943  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208943)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Veron, J.E.N. & M. Pichon (1976). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astroceoniidae, Pocilloporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. Volume I. [details]   
Type locality contained in Great Palm Island  
type locality contained in Great Palm Island [details]
Note Palm Islands (The Great Barrier Reef) (Veron,...  
From other sources
Type locality Palm Islands (The Great Barrier Reef) (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are laminar, encrusting or columnar, columns being club-shaped. Corallites are subcereoid, closely compacted,...  
Description Colonies are laminar, encrusting or columnar, columns being club-shaped. Corallites are subcereoid, closely compacted, angular in outline, with a solid conical columella. Usually 10 septa are present and these are fused with the columella. The coenosteum is covered by fine spinules. Polyps are extended only at night. Colour: The oral disc is green, the coenosteum brown. Abundance: Rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Madracis kirbyi Veron & Pichon, 1976. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=208943 on 2018-11-17
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1998-01-21 13:40:52Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-30 12:12:29Z
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original description Veron, J.E.N. & M. Pichon (1976). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astroceoniidae, Pocilloporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series. Volume I. [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 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 laminar, encrusting or columnar, columns being club-shaped. Corallites are subcereoid, closely compacted, angular in outline, with a solid conical columella. Usually 10 septa are present and these are fused with the columella. The coenosteum is covered by fine spinules. Polyps are extended only at night. Colour: The oral disc is green, the coenosteum brown. Abundance: Rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Habitat deep on reef slope [details]

Type locality Palm Islands (The Great Barrier Reef) (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English ten coral  [details]