WoRMS taxon details

Dendrophyllia robusta (Bourne, 1905)

210749  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210749)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Depth range unknown  
Depth range unknown [details]

Description Small and brightly-coloured, without zooxanthellae. Tentacles long. Corallites cup-like "turrets" (15-20 mm in diameter)...  
Description Small and brightly-coloured, without zooxanthellae. Tentacles long. Corallites cup-like "turrets" (15-20 mm in diameter) and the polyps only open at night. Colour: bright golden yellow. Habitat: in caves and under overhangs. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Dendrophyllia robusta (Bourne, 1905). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210749 on 2018-12-13
Date
action
by
1997-11-03 12:50:28Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2010-08-12 15:05:52Z
changed

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context source (HKRMS) Morton B. (1992). A case for marine conservation: Hong kong's Scleractinian coral communities. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the fourth international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China. The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China III. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 1: pp 3-13.  [details]   

basis of record Vine, P. (1986). Red Sea Invertebrates. Immel Publishing, London. 224 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. <em>In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats.</em> Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., 2004. Azooxanthellate Scleractinia of Australia. Rec. Australian Mus., 56(3): 259-329, 12 pls.
page(s): 320 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range unknown [details]

Description Small and brightly-coloured, without zooxanthellae. Tentacles long. Corallites cup-like "turrets" (15-20 mm in diameter) and the polyps only open at night. Colour: bright golden yellow. Habitat: in caves and under overhangs. (Richmond, 1997) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English tree coral  [details]