WoRMS name details

Herpetolitha Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851

717253  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:717253)

 unaccepted (junior synonym, changed spelling)
Genus

Species Herpetolitha ampla Verrill, 1864 accepted as Herpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) (junior synonym)
Species Herpetolitha foliosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Herpolitha limax (Esper, 1797) (synonym, previous combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Milne, H. ; Haime. J. (1851). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 6. Monographie des Fongides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie. 15(3): 73-144. [details]   
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Herpetolitha Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=717253 on 2018-04-26
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original description Milne, H. ; Haime. J. (1851). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 6. Monographie des Fongides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie. 15(3): 73-144. [details]   

basis of record Hoeksema, B.W., 1989. Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of mushroom corals (Scleractinia: Fungiidae). Zoologische Verhandelingen, Leiden 254: 1-295., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/149013 [details]