WoRMS taxon details

Tubastraea Lesson, 1829

267930  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267930)

accepted
Genus
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Depth range 0-110 m  
Depth range 0-110 m [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Tubastraea Lesson, 1829. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267930 on 2018-06-24
Date
action
by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
created
2010-08-14 14:40:15Z
changed
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z
changed

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original description  (ofAstropsammia Verrill, 1869) Verrill, A. E. (1869). On New and imperfectly known Echinoderms and Corals. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory. 12: 381-391., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9494023#page/389/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., A. F. Budd, B. Lathuiliere, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski, and K. G. Johnson, 2010. Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 125: 1-235. [details]   

basis of record  (ofTubastaea) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World., available online at http://hercules.kgs.ku.edu/Hexacoral/Anemone2/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofPachypsammia Verrill, 1866) 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. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

basis of record  (ofPlacopsammia Duncan, 1876) 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. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

additional source  (ofTubastrea Lesson, 1829) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofTubastrea Lesson, 1829) Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-110 m [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
 



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 Tubastraea coccinea
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Tubastraea coccinea
 Tubastraea coccinea
[image from typetaxon]

Tubastrea coccinea
 Tubastrea coccinea
[image from typetaxon]