WoRMS name details

Herpetoglossa Wells, 1966

204991  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204991)

 unaccepted
Genus
Herpolitha simplex Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Ctenactis crassa (Dana, 1846) (type by original designation)
marine
Wells JW. (1966). Evolutionary development in the scleractinian family Fungiidae. In: Rees WJ (ed.) The Cnidaria and their evolution. <em>Symposium of the Zoological Society of London Academic Press, London.</em> 16: 223–246, pl. 1. [details]   
Description This genus was created by Wells in 1966. It appears, however, to be more closely related to Fungia echinata than the latter...  
Description This genus was created by Wells in 1966. It appears, however, to be more closely related to Fungia echinata than the latter is to other Fungia species. The features used to distinguish it from other members of the genus Fungia do not appear to be exclusive to it (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Herpetoglossa Wells, 1966. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204991 on 2021-04-16
Date
action
by
1998-01-22 12:34:02Z
created
1998-06-04 11:18:58Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2013-01-21 17:57:39Z
changed
2019-10-08 16:41:51Z
changed

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original description Wells JW. (1966). Evolutionary development in the scleractinian family Fungiidae. In: Rees WJ (ed.) The Cnidaria and their evolution. <em>Symposium of the Zoological Society of London Academic Press, London.</em> 16: 223–246, pl. 1. [details]   

basis of record Hoeksema BW. (1989). Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of mushroom corals (Scleractinia: Fungiidae. <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen, Leiden.</em> 254: 1-295., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/149013 [details]   
From other sources
Description This genus was created by Wells in 1966. It appears, however, to be more closely related to Fungia echinata than the latter is to other Fungia species. The features used to distinguish it from other members of the genus Fungia do not appear to be exclusive to it (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]