WoRMS taxon details

Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767)

287962  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287962)

accepted
Species
Astraea astroites (Pallas, 1766) (synonymy, wrong spelling)
Astrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (changed combination)
Montastrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (wrong spelling of genus)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Madrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287962 on 2020-08-04
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-16 01:08:52Z
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2014-05-31 15:33:07Z
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2019-05-20 08:13:48Z
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original description  (of Orbicella braziliana Verrill, 1902) Verrill, A.E. (1902). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Orbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1902) Verrill, A.E. (1902). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

original description  (of Orbicella cavernosa var. compacta Vaughan, 1901) Vaughan, T. (1901). Some fossil corals from the elevated reefs of Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire (West Indies). <em>Sammlung Geologische Rijksmuseum. Leiden.</em> 2, 1-91. [details]   

original description  (of Astraea endothecata Duncan, 1863) Duncan, P.M. (1863). On the fossil corals of the West Indian Islands - Part I. <em>Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.</em> 19: 406-458, pls. 13-16. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora radiata Ellis & Solander, 1786) Ellis, J.; Solander, D. (1786). The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41943909 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Madrepora astroides Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P.S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. <em>Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae.</em> pp. 451., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.6595 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Astrea argus Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Astrea conferta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 12: 95-197. [details]   

original description  (of Explanaria argus var. complanata Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [details]   

original description  (of Astraea astroites var. stellaris Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [details]   

original description  (of Astraea astroites var. porosa Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [details]   

original description  (of Montastrea cavernosa guineensis Gravier, 1910) Gravier, C. (1910). Madréporaires des Iles Sao Tome et du Prince,. <em>Annales de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco,.</em> 1: 1-17, pls. 1-9. [details]   

basis of record 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., 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 Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]   

additional source Budd, A.F. (1991). Neogene paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic 11. The family Faviidae (Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Part I. The Genera Monstastraea and Solenastrea. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 101: 1-83. [details]   

additional source Reyes, J.; Santodomingo, N.; Flórez, P. (2010). Corales Escleractinios de Colombia. <em>Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia.</em> pp 1-246. [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LanguageName 
English large star coralgreat star coralfalse knob coral  [details]
German Große Sternkoralle [from synonym]  [details]
To Digital Atlas Of Marine Species & Locations, DAMSL (Great star coral)
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