WoRMS taxon details

Agaricia fragilis Dana, 1848

287912  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287912)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Agaricia fragilis Dana, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287912 on 2018-05-21
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

original description  (ofAgaricia fragilis f. contracta Wells, 1973) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

basis of record Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 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]   

additional source  (ofAgaricia fragilis f. contracta Wells, 1973) Scaps, P.; Saunders, J. (2011). Shallow water stony corals (Scleractinia, Milleporidae, and Stylasteridae) from Utila and Cayos Cochinos, Honduras. ISRN Zoology. 2011: 1-9., available online at https://doi.org/10.5402/2011/736381 [details]   

status source  (ofAgaricia fragilis f. fragilis (Dana, 1846)) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

additional source  (ofAgaricia fragilis f. fragilis (Dana, 1846)) Scaps, P.; Saunders, J. (2011). Shallow water stony corals (Scleractinia, Milleporidae, and Stylasteridae) from Utila and Cayos Cochinos, Honduras. ISRN Zoology. 2011: 1-9., available online at https://doi.org/10.5402/2011/736381 [details]   
 
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]