WoRMS taxon details

Lobophyllia diminuta Veron, 1985

207389  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207389)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Veron JEN. (1985). New Scleractinia from Australian coral reefs. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> 12: 147-183. [details]   
Note Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are phaceloid, each corallite has one to three centres. Corallites average 16 mm in diameter and have very...  
Description Colonies are phaceloid, each corallite has one to three centres. Corallites average 16 mm in diameter and have very elongate septal spines. Colour: Mottled orange and white. Abundance: very rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Lobophyllia diminuta Veron, 1985. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207389 on 2024-04-19
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1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-15 10:57:36Z
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2022-12-25 13:01:43Z
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original description Veron JEN. (1985). New Scleractinia from Australian coral reefs. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> 12: 147-183. [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 Griffith, J.K.; Fromont, J. (1998). A catalogue of recent cnidaria type specimens in the Western Australian Museum of Natural Science Perth. <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> 19 (2): 223-239. [details]   

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

additional source Cairns, S.D., B.W. Hoeksema & J. van der Land. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[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 Pichon, M.; Benzoni, F. (2007). Taxonomic re-appraisal of zooxanthellate Scleractinian Corals in the Maldive Archipelago. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1441: 21–33.
page(s): 33 [details]   

additional source Huang D, Arrigoni R, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Stolarski J, Chou LM, Budd AF. (2016). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 178(3): 436-481., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12391 [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): 30, 93 [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): 39 [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

Nontype WAM 849-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are phaceloid, each corallite has one to three centres. Corallites average 16 mm in diameter and have very elongate septal spines. Colour: Mottled orange and white. Abundance: very rare. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Swain Reefs, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
English lobed cactus coral  [details]