WoRMS taxon details

Favia gravida Verrill, 1868

288071  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288071)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A. E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. (No. 4. Notice of the corals and echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867). Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science. (2): 351-371., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465611#page/361/mode/1up [details]   
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Favia gravida Verrill, 1868. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288071 on 2018-05-26
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. (No. 4. Notice of the corals and echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867). Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science. (2): 351-371., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465611#page/361/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPlatygyra ascensionis Ridley, 1881) Ridley, S.O. (1881). Madreporaria. Report on a collection made by Mr. T. Conry in Ascension Island. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Ser 5). 8: 438–440. [details]   

original description  (ofFavia conferta Verrill, 1868) Verrill, A. E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. (No. 4. Notice of the corals and echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867). Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science. (2): 351-371., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465611#page/361/mode/1up [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 Hoeksema, B. W. (2012). Extreme morphological plasticity enables a free mode of life in Favia gravida at Ascension Island (South Atlantic). Marine Biodiversity. 42(2): 289-295., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-011-0106-z [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hoeksema, B.W. & Wirtz, P. 2013. Over 130 years of survival by a small, isolated population of Favia gravida corals at Ascension Island (South Atlantic). Coral Reefs 32: 551.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofPlatygyra ascensionis Ridley, 1881) Hoeksema, B. W. (2012). Extreme morphological plasticity enables a free mode of life in Favia gravida at Ascension Island (South Atlantic). Marine Biodiversity. 42(2): 289-295., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-011-0106-z [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofPlatygyra ascensionis Ridley, 1881) Hoeksema, B.W. & Wirtz, P. 2013. Over 130 years of survival by a small, isolated population of Favia gravida corals at Ascension Island (South Atlantic). Coral Reefs 32: 551.  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofFavia conferta Verrill, 1868) Vaughan, T. W. (1901). The stony corals of the Porto Rican waters. Bulletin of the United States Fish Commision for 1900. 20: 290-320. [details]   

basis of record  (ofFavia conferta Verrill, 1868) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]
 

LanguageName 
English knob coral  [details]