WoRMS taxon details

Orbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895)

758262  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758262)

accepted
Species
Echinopora franksi Gregory, 1895 (basionym, changed combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Montastraea franksi (Gregory, 1895)) Gregory JW (1895) Contributions to the palaeontology and physical geology of the West Indies. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [details]   

(of Echinopora franksi Gregory, 1895) Gregory, J.W. (1895). Contribution to the paleontology and physical geology of the West Indies. <em>Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.</em> 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Orbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758262 on 2019-10-21
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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2019-08-20 16:43:34Z
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original description  (of Montastraea franksi (Gregory, 1895)) Gregory JW (1895) Contributions to the palaeontology and physical geology of the West Indies. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [details]   

original description  (of Echinopora franksi Gregory, 1895) Gregory, J.W. (1895). Contribution to the paleontology and physical geology of the West Indies. <em>Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.</em> 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [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). <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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Biology zooxanthellate [details]
 

LanguageName 
English boulder star coral [from synonym]  [details]