WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora violacea (Pallas, 1766)

210734 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210734)
accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-122 m  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-122 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Calcareous skeleton with wide, flat branches,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Calcareous skeleton with wide, flat branches, forking regularly, slightly anastomosing; many branches having a line of pores along the edge through which polyps extend. Colour pale purple. Habitat: coastal reefs to deep water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Cairns, S. (2017). Distichopora violacea (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210734 on 2017-11-24

Date
action
by
1997-10-13 09:05:27Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2010-09-27 16:31:04Z
changed
2015-06-26 12:14:04Z
changed
db_admin
2015-07-24 11:50:35Z
checked
2016-02-10 20:53:43Z
changed

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basis of record Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2017). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. , available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]   

basis of record Fauré, G. (1977). Annotated checklist of the corals in the Mascarene Archipelago, Indian Ocean. Atoll Research Bulletin 203: 1-26 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., 1988. New records of Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa) from Western Australia, including the description of two new species. Rec. W. Aust. Mus. 14 1: 105-119. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Cairns, S.D. (1983). A generic revision of the Stylasterina (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Part 1. Description of the genera. Bull. mar. Sci. 33(2): 427-508. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora fulvacea Michelin, 1842) Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora rosea Kent, 1871) Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistichopora fisheri Broch, 1942) Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-122 m [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology calcareous colonies, no free medusae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Calcareous skeleton with wide, flat branches, forking regularly, slightly anastomosing; many branches having a line of pores along the edge through which polyps extend. Colour pale purple. Habitat: coastal reefs to deep water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]