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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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea Blainville, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (wrong spelling of genus)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 2): 533-1327, 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]
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]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 editorBrazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGuatemala [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHispaniola [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHonduras [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 ventrospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHermacheres montastreae Stock, 1987 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeltomyzon rostratum Stock, 1975 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia dorsospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia ventrospinosa Stock, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorallovexia dorsospinosa minor Stock, 1975 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
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 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. (2014). Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287962 on 2014-09-01
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