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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) 
AphiaID: 287962

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea cavernosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea Blainville, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767 (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea brasiliana (Verrill, 1901) (wrong spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea braziliana (Verrill, 1901) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (wrong spelling of genus)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa (Linneus, 1767) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa var. compacta Vaughan, 1901 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1901 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus C. (1767). Caroli Linnaei...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2 Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat star coralUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse knob coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
Brazil
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Guatemala
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuatemala [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Honduras
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Nicaragua
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNicaragua [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHispaniola [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia dorsospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia dorsospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia dorsospinosa minor Stock, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia ventrospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia ventrospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermacheres montastreae Stock, 1987 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeltomyzon rostratum Stock, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (502 nucleotides; 248 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287962
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2014-03-16 01:08:52Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
2014-05-31 15:33:07Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2015). Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287962 on 2016-07-23
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