WoRMS banner

WoRMS RSS feed RSS
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea horrescens (Dana, 1846) 
AphiaID: 707460

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 editorEuphylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea Oken, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrhelia horrescens (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcrhelia sebae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOculina horrescens Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Sources  original description Dana, J.D. 1846. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Zoophytes 7: 1-740. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]

new combination reference Veron, J.E.N. 2000. Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia. [details]

[show all]
Environment marine
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchimolgus abbreviatus Humes, 1991 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnchimolgus tanaus Humes, 1991 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia plectrata Humes, 1985 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXarifia plectrata Humes, 1985 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:707460
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2012-10-02 12:45:51Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Galaxea horrescens (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=707460 on 2014-10-20
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License