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Symphyllia recta (Dana, 1846)

207399  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207399)

 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
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  1. Variety Symphyllia recta var. pina Nemenzo, 1959 accepted as Lobophyllia recta (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Mussa recta 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)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   
Type locality contained in Wake Island Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Wake Island Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note Wake Island (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Wake Island (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. Colour:...  
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. Colour: Usually dull brown, grey or green, sometimes red. Valley floors and the tops of the walls are often distinctly coloured. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes and fringing reefs. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Symphyllia recta (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207399 on 2024-02-28
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description  (of Mussa recta 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)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [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 Sheppard CRC. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 307: 1-32., available online at http:// https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00775630.307.1 [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, 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 Wells JW. (1961). Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals. Part 3, A new reef coral from New Caledonia. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 15: 189-191.
page(s): 189 [details]   

additional source Scheer G, Pillai CSG. (1974). Report on Scleractinia from the Nicobar Islands. <em>Zoologica, Stuttgart.</em> 42(122): 1-75.
page(s): 6, 9, 59, 75, plate 27 [details]   

additional source Umbgrove JHF. (1940). Madreporaria from the Togian Reefs (Gulf of Tomini, North-Celebes. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden.</em> 22: 265-310.
page(s): 271, 288, 289 [details]   

additional source Umbgrove JHF. (1939). Madreporaria from the Bay of Batavia. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden.</em> 22: 1-64.
page(s): 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 18, 20, 37 [details]   

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T, Eguchi M. (1936). Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate. I. <em>The Science reports of the Tôhoku Imperial University, Sendai, 2nd Series (Geologie).</em> Special Volume 1: 1-66, pls. 1-59.
page(s): 4, 46, Pl. XXXI [details]   

additional source Matthai G. (1928). A Monograph of the Recent meandroid Astraeidae. <em>Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History).</em> 7: 1-288, pls. 1-72. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T. (1935). Revised list of the reef-corals from the Japanese seas and of the fossil reef corals of the raised reefs and the Ryukyu limestone of Japan. <em>Journal of the Geological Society of Japan.</em> 42: 379-403.
page(s): 384, 386, 389, 395 [details]   

additional source Pillai CSG, Scheer G (1976) Report on the stony corals from the Maldive Archipelago. Results of the Xarifa Expedition 1957/58. Zoologica, Stuttgart 43 (126): 1-83, pls. 1-32. [details]   

additional source Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257.
page(s): 91 [details]   

additional source 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.
page(s): 77, 132 [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 Duncan PM. (1889). On the Madreporaria of the Mergui Archipelago collected for the Trustees of the Indian Museum, Calcutta by Dr. John Anderson, F.R.S., Superintendent of the Museum. <em>Journal of the Linnaean Society, London.</em> 21: 1-25., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1886.tb00967.x [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): 34, 94 [details]   

additional source Pillai CSG. (1972). Stony corals of the seas around India. <em>Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Corals and Coral Reefs, 1969. Marine Biological Association of India Symposium.</em> 5: 191-216.
page(s): 209 [details]   

additional source Boshoff, P.H. (1981). An annotated checklist of Southern Africa Scleractinia. <em>Oceanographic Research Institute Investigational Report, Durban.</em> 49: 1-45.
page(s): 26 [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): 56-57 [details]   

additional source Maragos, J. E.; Molina, M.; Kenyon, J. (2004). Palmyra Atoll coral data compiled from Townsend Cromwell 2000-2002, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2000-2001, and Sette 2004 surveys [Table 8]. UNPUBLISHED, UNPUBLISHED [details]   

additional source Maragos, J. E.; Schmerfeld, J. (2004). Coral survey from Howland Island National Wildlife Refuge, 1998-2004 [Table 3]. UNPUBLISHED, Unpublished
page(s): 1 [details]   

additional source Maragos, J. E. (2004). Baker Island coral data [Table unnumbered]. UNPUBLISHED, Unpublished
page(s): 2 [details]   

additional source Wells JW. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands: Bikini and nearby atolls, part 2, oceanography (biologic). <em>U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper.</em> 260(I): 385-486.
page(s): 394, 466 [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, 282-289 [details]   

additional source Sheppard, C. R. C. (1985). Fringing reefs in the southern region, Jeddah to Jizan. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, 7, 37-58
page(s): 46 [details]   

additional source Jeyabaskaran, R. (2009). New records of corals from Lakshadweep islands. Records of the Zoological Survey of India, 109, 1, 53-64
page(s): 55, 60, Plate 4 Fig 16 [details]   

new combination reference Matthai G. (1928). A Monograph of the Recent meandroid Astraeidae. <em>Catalogue of the Madreporarian Corals in the British Museum (Natural History).</em> 7: 1-288, pls. 1-72. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

Nontype HLD X2: 136-20, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype HLD X2: 146-10, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype HLD X2: 146-9, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype HLD X2: 165-4, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype HLD X2: 165-5, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype HLD X2: 165-6, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype HLD X2: 166-3, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40402, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40457, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40458, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40463, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40535, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44809, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44818, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44862, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44863, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47196, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47314, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47348, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47815, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47818, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47819, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 48681, geounit Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 49330, geounit Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 49729, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50226, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50719, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50777, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 51035, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 51044, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 53223, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 56526, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 56673, geounit Palau Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 222-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 241-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 261-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. Colour: Usually dull brown, grey or green, sometimes red. Valley floors and the tops of the walls are often distinctly coloured. Abundance: common on upper reef slopes and fringing reefs. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Wake Island (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
English sinuous cup coral  [details]
Japanese ホソダイノウサンゴ  [details]