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Siderastrea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)

207516  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207516)

accepted
Species
Astraea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Astrea sidera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madrepora siderea Ellis & Solander, 1786 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Pavonia siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Siderastraea radians var. siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Siderastraea siderea var. nitida Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastrea (Siderastrea) siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Siderastrea glynni Budd & Guzman, 1994 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastrea grandis Duncan, 1863 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastrea siderea var. dominicensis Vaughan, 1919 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastrea siderea var. nitida Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastrea siderea var. silicensis Vaughan, 1919 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Variety Siderastrea siderea var. nitida Verrill, 1901 accepted as Siderastrea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora siderea Ellis & Solander, 1786) Ellis, J.; Solander, D. (1786). The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41943909 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Siderastrea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207516 on 2024-04-20
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-30 11:24:24Z
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2014-06-02 10:15:47Z
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2018-08-28 12:10:21Z
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2022-05-29 06:08:19Z
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original description  (of Siderastrea glynni Budd & Guzman, 1994) Budd, AF.; Guzman, HM. (1994). Siderastrea glynni, a new species of scleractinian coral (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from the eastern Pacific. <em>Proceedings of The Biological Society of Washington.</em> 107: 591-599. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora siderea Ellis & Solander, 1786) Ellis, J.; Solander, D. (1786). The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41943909 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Siderastrea grandis Duncan, 1863 †) Duncan PM. (1863). On the fossil corals of the West Indian Islands - Part I. <em>Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.</em> 19: 406-458, pls. 13-16. [details]   

original description  (of Siderastrea siderea var. silicensis Vaughan, 1919 †) Vaughan TW. (1919). Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the Canal Zone, Panama, and geologically related areas in Central America and the West Indies. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico: with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and recent coral reefs. <em>United States National Museum Bulletin.</em> 103: 189-524, pls. 68-152. [details]   

original description  (of Siderastraea siderea var. nitida Verrill, 1901) Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168. [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. <em>Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley.</em> 742 pp (Nemertini part). [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

additional source Britton, J.C. & B. Morton, 1989. Shore ecology of the Gulf of Mexico : i-viii, 1-387.
page(s): 276, 344 [details]   

additional source Guzman, H.M., 1998. Diversity of stony, soft and black corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia, Gorgonacea, Antipatharia; Hydrozoa: Milleporina) at Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands, Honduras. Rev. Biol. Trop. 46 Suppl. 4: 75-80.
page(s): 77 [details]   

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587563
page(s): 55 [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): 40 [details]   

additional source Steiner, S.C.C., 2003. Stony corals and reefs of Dominica. Atoll Res. Bull. : 497-508.
page(s): 5, 7 [details]   

additional source Robertson R. (1970). Review of the predators and parasites of stony Corals, with special reference to symbiotic Prosobranch Gastropods. <i>Pacific Science 24 (1)</i>: 43-54
page(s): 46 [details]   

additional source Karlson, R. H. 1980. Alternative competitive strategies in a periodically disturbed habitat. Bulletin of Marine Science 30(4): 894-890.
page(s): 896 [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 Cairns, S.D., W.C. Jaap & J.C. Lang. (2009). Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder DL. Camp DK (eds.) Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 333–347. [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 Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1849). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides (1) (suite). <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 12, 3, 95-197.
page(s): 141 [details]   

additional source Vaughan TW. (1902). The stony corals of the Porto Rican waters. <em>Bulletin of the United States Fish Commision for 1900.</em> 20: 289-320, pls. 1-38. [details]   

additional source Gravier, C. (1909). Madréporaires des îles San Thomé et du Prince (Golfe de Guinée). <em>Annales de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco.</em> 1(2), 1-28, pls. 1-9. [details]   

additional source Gravier, C. (1920). Madréporaires provenant des campagnes des yachts Princesse-Alice et Hirondelle II (1893-1913). <em>Annales de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco.</em> 55: 1-123, pls 1-16. [details]   

additional source Vaughan TW. (1901). Some fossil corals from the elevated reefs of Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire (West Indies). <em>Sammlung Geologische Rijksmuseum. Leiden.</em> 2: 1-91. [details]   

additional source Fenner, D.P. (1993). Species distinctions among several Caribbean stony corals. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 53, 1099-1116.
page(s): 1099, 1106, 1107, 1112, 1114 [details]   

additional source Cortès, J., Guzmán, H. (1985). Organismos de los arrecifes coralinos de Costa Rica III. Descripcion y distribucion geografica de corales escleractinios (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) de la Costa Caribe. <em>Brenesia.</em> 24: 63-123. [details]   

additional source Thiel ME. (1928). Madreporaria. <em>Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas, Hamburg.</em> 3 (6): 251-350, pls. 1-5. [details]   

additional source Reyes J, Santodomingo N, Flórez P. (2010). Corales Escleractinios de Colombia. <em>Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia.</em> pp 1-246. [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): 24 [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume II: Families Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae, Euphyllidae, Oculinidae, Meandrinidae, Siderastreidae, Agariciidae, Fungiidae, Rhizangiidae, Pectiniidae, Merulinidae, Dendrophylliidae, Caryophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 2, pp. 429.
page(s): 140-141 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (1982). Stony corals (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Scleractinia) of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. <em>Smithsonian Contribution to the Marine Sciences.</em> 12:271-302.
page(s): 272, 281-282, Plate 5, Figure 124c [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Miller, A. C. (1981). Cnidarian prey of the snails Coralliophila abbreviata and C. caribaea (Gastropoda: Muricidae) in Discovery Bay, Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science, 31(4): 932-934
page(s): 933 [details]   

additional source Barrios-Suárez, L. M.; Reyes, J. O.; Navas, G. R.; García, C. B. (2002). Distribution of anemones (Anthozoa: Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia) in the area of Santa Marta, Colombian Caribbean [Distribución de las anémonas (Anthozoa: Actiniaria y Corallimorpharia) en el área de Santa Marta, Caribe columbiano]. Ciencias Marinas, 28(1): 37-48
page(s): 40-41 [details]   

additional source Brooke, S.; Young, C. M. (2005). Embryogenesis and larval biology of the ahermatypic scleractinian Oculina varicosa. Marine Biology, 146, 665-675
page(s): 665 [details]   

additional source Neves, E.; Johnsson, R.; Sampaio, C.; Pichon, M. (2006). The occurrence of Scolymia cubensis in Brazil: revising the problem of the Caribbean solitary mussids. Zootaxa, 1366, 45-54
page(s): 51, 52 [details]   

additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
page(s): 293 [details]   

additional source Almy CC, Carrión-Torres C. (1963). Shallow water stony corals of Puerto Rico. <em>Caribbean Journal of Science.</em> 3: 269-279. [details]   

additional source Sánchez M, Armando J. (1995). Benthic communities and geomorphology of the Tesoro Island coral reef, Colombian Caribbean. <em>Boletín de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras-INVEMAR,.</em> 24(1):.55-77. [details]   

source of synonymy 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]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Habitat rocks (Kalk, 1959). [details]

Spelling Siderastraea sideraea in Kalk (1959). [details]
LanguageName 
English round starlet coralreef starlet coralmassive starlet coral  [details]