WoRMS taxon details

Coelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)

762427  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:762427)

marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Coelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=762427 on 2019-07-21
2014-05-25 07:31:03Z

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original description  (of Goniastrea incrustans Duncan, 1889) Duncan PM (1889) On the Madreporaria of the Mergui Archipelago. Journal of the Linnaean Society, London 21: 1-25, pl. 1. [details]   

original description  (of Goniastrea equisepta Nemenzo, 1959) Nemenzo F (1959) Systematic studies on Philippine shallow water scleractinians: II. Suborder Faviida. Natural and Applied Science Bulletin, University of the Philippines 16: 73-135, pls. 1-24. [details]   

original description  (of Prionastraea spectabilis Verrill, 1872) Verrill, A.E., 1872. Names of species in the author's report on Zoophytes. In: Dana, Corals and coral islands. [details]   

original description  (of Astraea (Fissicella) magnifica (Dana, 1846)) 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]   

original description  (of Goniastrea mantonae Crossland, 1952) Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257. [details]   

additional source Verrill AE. (1866). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Part III. Madreporaria. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 5(3): 17-50, pls. 1-2., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/103663#page/255/mode/1up [details]   

new combination reference 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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Biology zooxanthellate [details]

English lesser star coral [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese パリカメノコキクメイシ  [details]