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Blastomussa wellsi Wijsman-Best, 1973

207386  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207386)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Wijsman-Best M (1973) A new species of the Pacific coral genus Blastomussa from New Caledonia. Pacific Science 27: 154-155. [details]   
Type locality contained in New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in New Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note New Caledonia (Veron, 1986)  
From other sources
Type locality New Caledonia (Veron, 1986) [details]
Description Corallites are 9-14 mm in diameter. Septa are not arranged in cycles and are numerous. Colour: dark red or green (tow...  
Description Corallites are 9-14 mm in diameter. Septa are not arranged in cycles and are numerous. Colour: dark red or green (tow colour morphs). Abundance: uncommon except on some lower reef slope habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Blastomussa wellsi Wijsman-Best, 1973. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207386 on 2022-05-16
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1997-10-31 12:32:54Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-08 13:36:39Z
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original description Wijsman-Best M (1973) A new species of the Pacific coral genus Blastomussa from New Caledonia. Pacific Science 27: 154-155. [details]   

original description  (of Blastomussa (Blastomussa) wellsi Wijsman-Best, 1973) Wijsman-Best M (1973) A new species of the Pacific coral genus Blastomussa from New Caledonia. Pacific Science 27: 154-155. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 35 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Hodgson, G. & Ross, M.A., 1982. Unreported scleractinian corals from the Philippines. Proceedings of the Fourth International Coral Reef Symposium, Manila, 1981, 2: 171-175.
page(s): 171 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Kelley R. (1988). Species stability in hermatypic corals of Papua New Guinea and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists.</em> 6: 1-69. [details]   

additional source Chevalier JP. (1975). Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Caledonie, Iles Chesterfield, Iles Loyauté, Nouvelles Hébrides). II. Expedition Française sur les Récifs Coralliens Nouv.-Calédonie. 7: 1-407, pls. 1-42. Paris. [details]   

additional source Nemenzo F, Hodgson G (1983) Philippine scleractinian corals – additional records. Philippine Journal of Science 112: 29-55.
page(s): 30, 41, 61 [details]   

additional source Pichon, M.; Benzoni, F. (2007). Taxonomic re-appraisal of zooxanthellate Scleractinian Corals in the Maldive Archipelago. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1441: 21–33.
page(s): 23, 32 [details]   

additional source Benzoni F, Arrigoni R, Waheed Z, Stefani F, Hoeksema BW (2014) Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the genus Blastomussa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) with description of a new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 62: 358-378. [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Marsh LM. (1988). Hermatypic corals of Western Australia : records and annotated species list. <em>Records Western Australian Museum Supplement.</em> 29: 1-136., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.60555
page(s): 27, 91 [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume III: Families Mussidae, Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae, Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 3, pp. 490.
page(s): 6-7 [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N.; Pichon, M. (1979). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia, part III: Families Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectiniidae, Caryophylliidae, Dendrophylliidae. Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra., volume 4, pp. 422.
page(s): 7, 236-238 [details]   

additional source Wallace, C. C.; Fellegara, I.; Muir, P. R.; Harrison, P. L. (2009). The scleractinian corals of Moreton Bay, eastern Australia: high latitude, marginal assemblages with increasing species richness. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 54, 2
page(s): 3, 11, 15, 94, 97 [details]   
 
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Nontype WAM 135-88, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 252-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 253-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 255-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 257-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 419-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Corallites are 9-14 mm in diameter. Septa are not arranged in cycles and are numerous. Colour: dark red or green (tow colour morphs). Abundance: uncommon except on some lower reef slope habitats. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality New Caledonia (Veron, 1986) [details]
LanguageName 
English branched cup coral  [details]
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