WoRMS taxon details

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

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

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]  OpenAccess publication 
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 2018-01-21

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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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901) Verrill, A.E. 1901. Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 11: 63-168, pls. 10-35. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea braziliana (Verrill, 1901)) Verrill, A.E. 1901. Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 11: 63-168, pls. 10-35. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767)) 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa (Linneus, 1767)) 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1901) Verrill, A.E. 1901. Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 11: 63-168, pls. 10-35. [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa var. compacta Vaughan, 1901) Vaughan, T. (1901). Some fossil corals from the elevated reefs of Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire (West Indies). Sammlung Geologische Rijksmuseum. Leiden. 2, 1-91. [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]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea braziliana (Verrill, 1901)) Walton Smith FG. (1948). Atlantic reef corals. University of Miami Press, Miami, pp. 1-112.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea brasiliana (Verrill, 1901)) Stock, J.H. (1975). Corallovexiidae, a new family of transformed copepods endoparasitic in reef corals, with two new genera and ten new species from Curaçao. Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao 47(155):1-45, figs. 1-114. (Uitgaven natuurwetensch. Studiekring Suriname ned. Antillen, 83). [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa var. compacta Vaughan, 1901) Laborel, J., 1967. A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. Postilla Yale Peabody Museum 107: 1-14. [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa (Linneus, 1767)) Laborel, J., 1967. A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. Postilla Yale Peabody Museum 107: 1-14. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1901) Laborel, J., 1967. A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. Postilla Yale Peabody Museum 107: 1-14. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) Esper, E.J.C. 1797. Fortsetzungen der Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungennach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Erster Theil.(Nürnberg): 1-230, pls L-LXI. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767)) Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901) Laborel, J., 1967. A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. Postilla Yale Peabody Museum 107: 1-14. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

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)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat star coralUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse knob coral  [details]