WoRMS taxon details

Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775)

207415  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207415)

accepted
Species
Cyphastraea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) · unaccepted (wrong spelling genus name)
Cyphastraea serailia var. chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Cyphastrea capitata Studer, 1878 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Madrepora chalcidicum Forskål, 1775 · unaccepted (original combination, basionym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora chalcidicum Forskål, 1775) Forskål P. (1775). Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia Medica Kahirina. Mölleri, Hafniae, 19 + xxxiv + 164 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note "?Red Sea" (Veron, 1986).
Cyphastraea in Kalk...  
From other sources
Type locality "?Red Sea" (Veron, 1986).
Cyphastraea in Kalk (1958). [details]
Description Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: usually brown,...  
Description Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: usually brown, green or cream. Abundance: common, but less so than C. serailia (Veron, 1986).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207415 on 2022-05-27
Date
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
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2000-09-13 07:19:12Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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2018-05-31 16:09:18Z
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2018-06-28 10:50:14Z
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2022-05-15 06:23:49Z
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original description  (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) 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. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora chalcidicum Forskål, 1775) Forskål P. (1775). Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia Medica Kahirina. Mölleri, Hafniae, 19 + xxxiv + 164 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Cyphastrea capitata Studer, 1878) Studer T. (1878). Übersicht der Steinkorallen aus der Familie der Madreporaria aporosa, Eupsammina und Turbinaria, welche auf der Reise S.M.S. Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1877: 625-655, pls. 1-4. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Ang, P. O.; McCorry, D.; Si, C. C. L. (2003). Establishing a reference collection and field guides for Hong Kong scleractinian coral. <em>Final report submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [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 Veron JEN, Pichon M, Wijsman-Best M. (1977). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series.</em> 3: 1-233. [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): 28 [details]   

additional source Randall, R.H., 2003. An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. Micronesica 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 133 [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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Matthai G. (1914). A revision of the recent colonial Astraeidae possessing distinct corallites. <em>Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 2nd Series Zoology.</em> 17(1): 1-140, pls. 1-38. [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): 269, 270, 276-277 [details]   

additional source Umbgrove JHF. (1939). Madreporaria from the Bay of Batavia. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden.</em> 22: 1-64.
page(s): 17, 20, 26 [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): 24, 25 [details]   

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): 381, 384-385, 388, 390, 393 [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, 99 [details]   

additional source Wijsman-Best M (1980) Indo-Pacific coral species belonging to the subfamily Montastreinae Vaughan and Wells, 1943 (Scleractinia-Coelenterata) part II: The genera Cyphastrea, Leptastrea, Echinopora and Diploastrea. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 55: 235-263. [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): 76, 115, 117 [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): 32 [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Matthai G (1924) Report on the madreporarian corals in the collection of the Indian Museum, Calcutta. Memoirs of the Indian Museum 8: 1-59. [details]   

additional source Faustino LA. (1927). Recent Madreporaria of the Philippine Islands. <em>Bureau of Science Manila Monograph.</em> 22: 1-310, pls. 1-100.
page(s): 38, 40, 116, 117-118 [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, 114 [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): 207 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1965). A revised catalogue of scleractinian corals from the southwest coast of Shikoku in the collections of the Ehime University and the Ehime Prefectural Museum, Matsuyama. <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 13(3): 243-261., available online at https://doi.org/10.5134/175404
page(s): 252 [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): 28 [details]   

additional source Randall RH, Myers RF. (1983). The corals. Guide to the Coastal Resources of Guam: Vol. 2. <em>University of Guam Press, Guam, pp. 128.</em>  [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): 241 [details]   

additional source Maragos, J. E.; Kenyon, J. (2004). Rose Atoll coral data compiled from US Fish and Wildlife Service 1994, Townsend Cromwell 2002, and Sette 2004 surveys [Table 10]. UNPUBLISHED, Unpublished
page(s): 1 [details]   

additional source Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands: Bikini and nearby atolls, part 2, oceanography (biologic). U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 260(I): 385-486
page(s): 394, 463, 464 [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 Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
page(s): 63, 89, 111 [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): 10 [details]   
 
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Nontype IGPS 33985, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 39722, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40288, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40289, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40290, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40291, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40292, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40294, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40295, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40303, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40304, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40305, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40310, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40314, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40328, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40330, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40358, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40373, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40374, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Nontype IGPS 40393, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40394, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40473, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40583, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40585, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40592, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 40781, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 41386, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44697, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44942, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44967, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 44986, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 45130, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 45154, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 47892, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 48259, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Nontype IGPS 48601, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50727, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50728, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50745, geounit Palau Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 50762, geounit Micronesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 51070, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 53201, geounit Palau Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype NMSR 8993, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 225-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 366-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 368-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 370-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 376-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 889-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 895-86, geounit Ashmore-Cartier Is. [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40312, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40331, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40332, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40333, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40335, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40336, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40337, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40339, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) IGPS 40340, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type IMC mrt-54 [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: usually brown, green or cream. Abundance: common, but less so than C. serailia (Veron, 1986).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Type locality "?Red Sea" (Veron, 1986).
Cyphastraea in Kalk (1958). [details]
LanguageName 
English lesser knob coral  [details]
Japanese コトゲキクメイシ  [details]