WoRMS taxon details

Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758

210726  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210726)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 791 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Schuchert, P. (2020). World Hydrozoa Database. Millepora alcicornis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210726 on 2020-06-07
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2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2011-04-15 06:55:16Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 791 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Millepora forskali Milne Edwards, 1860) Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

original description  (of Millepora fenestrata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) Duchassaing, P.; Michelotti, J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 1-23, plates 1-11. [details]   

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis var. cellulosa Verrill, 1868) Verrill, A.E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 4 Notice of the corals and Echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Acadademy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1(2): 351-613., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13380325 [details]   

original description  (of Millepora alcicornis ramosa Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls.
page(s): 198, pl. 7 [details]   

basis of record Kalk, M. (1959). A general ecological survey of some shores in northern Mozambique. Revta Biol., Lisb. 2: 1-24. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land, 2000-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Calder, D. R. and S. D. Cairns. 2009. Hydroids (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 381–394 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

redescription Calder, D. R. (1988). Shallow-water hydroids of Bermuda. The Athecatae. <em>Royal Ontario Museum Life Sciences Contributions.</em> 148: 1-107.
page(s): 73 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Biology zooxanthellate with calcareous skeleton [details]
 

LanguageName 
English fire coralbranching fire coral  [details]
German Verzweigte Feuerkoralle  [details]