WoRMS taxon details

Dipsastraea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879)

758235  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758235)

accepted
Species
Favia laxa (Klunzinger, 1879) (previous combination)
Goniastrea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879) (previous combination)
Orbicella laxa Klunzinger, 1879 (original combination, basionym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Orbicella laxa Klunzinger, 1879) Klunzinger CB. (1879). Die Korallthiere des Rothen Meeres, 3. Theil: Die Steinkorallen. Zweiter Abschnitt: Die Asteraeaceen und Fungiaceen. 1-100, pls. 1-10. Gutmann, Berlin. [details]   
Type locality contained in Red Sea  
type locality contained in Red Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Dipsastraea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758235 on 2021-12-02
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2014-03-16 01:08:52Z
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2021-04-28 05:39:27Z
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original description  (of Orbicella laxa Klunzinger, 1879) Klunzinger CB. (1879). Die Korallthiere des Rothen Meeres, 3. Theil: Die Steinkorallen. Zweiter Abschnitt: Die Asteraeaceen und Fungiaceen. 1-100, pls. 1-10. Gutmann, Berlin. [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]   

additional source Khalil HM, Fathy MS, Al Sawy SM. (2021). Quaternary corals (Scleractinia: Merulinidae) from the Egyptian and Saudi Arabian Red Sea Coast. <em>Geological Journal.</em> , available online at https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/gj.4145?af=R [details]   

new combination reference Budd AF, Fukami H, Smith ND, Knowlton N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166 (3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]
LanguageName 
English knob coral [from synonym]  [details]