WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea maxima Sheppard & Salm, 1988

288881

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288881

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Sheppard CRC, Salm RV. 1988. Reef and coral communities of Oman, with a description of a new coral species (Order Scleractinia, genus Acanthastrea). Journal of Natural History 22: 263-279. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. (2015). Acanthastrea maxima Sheppard & Salm, 1988. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288881 on 2017-11-18

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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-04-14 08:03:13Z
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2015-02-26 23:14:45Z
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original description Sheppard CRC, Salm RV. 1988. Reef and coral communities of Oman, with a description of a new coral species (Order Scleractinia, genus Acanthastrea). Journal of Natural History 22: 263-279. [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 Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

new combination reference Arrigoni R, Berumen ML, Terraneo TI, Caragnano A, Bouwmeester J, Benzoni F. (2015). Forgotten in the taxonomic literature: resurrection of the scleractinian coral genus Sclerophyllia (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae) from the Arabian Peninsula and its phylogenetic relationships. Systematics and Biodiversity 13: 140-163. , available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/14772000.2014.978915 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorstarry cup coral  [details]