WoRMS taxon details

Orbicella Dana, 1846

758259  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758259)

accepted
Genus
Species Orbicella annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Orbicella faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Orbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895)

Species Orbicella aucta Brüggemann, 1878 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Orbicella fijiensis Hoffmeister, 1945 † (taxon inquirendum)
Species Orbicella klunzingeri Gardiner, 1899 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Orbicella lauensis Hoffmeister, 1945 † (taxon inquirendum)
Species Orbicella sukunai Hoffmeister, 1945 † (taxon inquirendum)

Subgenus Orbicella (Leptastraea) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Leptastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (misspelling)
Subgenus Orbicella (Leptastrea) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Leptastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Species Orbicella annuligera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Astrea annuligera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella borradailei Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Dipsastraea favus (Forskål, 1775) (synoym)
Species Orbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901 accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Orbicella cavernosa (Linneus, 1767) accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (previous combination)
Species Orbicella coronata Dana, 1846 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella curta Dana, 1846 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella funafutensis Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella gravieri Vaughan, 1918 accepted as Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Orbicella heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (previous combination)
Species Orbicella laxa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Dipsastraea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879) (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella mammilosa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Echinopora gemmacea (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Orbicella minikoensis Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (misspelling)
Species Orbicella minikoiensis Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Orbicella orion Dana, 1846 accepted as Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Species Orbicella radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonymy)
Species Orbicella rotumana Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella stelligera Dana, 1846 accepted as Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella vacua Crossland, 1952 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella versipora (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) (previous combination)
Species Orbicella wakayana Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Orbicella Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758259 on 2018-11-19
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original description Dana, J. D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61). [details]   

basis of record Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529. [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]   
 
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