WoRMS taxon details

Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766)

216135  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216135)

accepted
Species
Caryophyllia angulosa (Pallas, 1766) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Lithophyllia argemone Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Lithophyllia cylindrica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Lithophyllia dubia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Lobophyllia angulosa (Pallas, 1766) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Lobophyllia carduus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora angulosa Pallas, 1766 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Madrepora carduus Ellis & Solander, 1786 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora fastigiata Ellis & Solander, 1786 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Mussa angulosa f. angulosa (Pallas, 1766) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Mussa carduus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Mussa fastigiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Scolymia dubia (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Forma Mussa angulosa f. angulosa (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Forma Mussa angulosa f. lacera (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Scolymia lacera (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Madrepora angulosa Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P. S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. <em>[book].</em> pp. 451, Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6019361 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Lectotype  (of Madrepora carduus Ellis & Solander, 1786)...  
Lectotype (of Madrepora carduus Ellis & Solander, 1786) USNM 278, geounit Fijian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Lectotype (of Lithophyllia dubia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 177, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Lectotype (of Lithophyllia cylindrica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 179, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Mussa angulosa (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216135 on 2022-08-17
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2000-09-08 06:57:57Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-02-06 17:41:18Z
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2020-06-28 17:27:59Z
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2022-05-26 06:45:21Z
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original description  (of Madrepora angulosa Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P. S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. <em>[book].</em> pp. 451, Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6019361 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lithophyllia dubia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lithophyllia cylindrica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lithophyllia argemone Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Madrepora carduus 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 Madrepora fastigiata 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 

basis of record MacNae, W. & M. Kalk (eds). (1958). A natural history of Inhaca Island, Mozambique. Witwatersrand Univ. Press, Johannesburg. I-iv, 163 pp. [details]   

additional source Britton, J.C. & B. Morton, 1989. Shore ecology of the Gulf of Mexico : i-viii, 1-387.
page(s): 281, 345 [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 Quelch JJ. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm
page(s): 12, 200 [details]   

additional source Dana, J.D,. (1846-1847). On zoophytes. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series.</em> 2(4):64-69; 2(5):187-202; 3(7):1-24; 3(8)160-163; 3(9)337-347.
page(s): 174, 176-177, 178 [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 Volpi, C., Benvenuti D., 2003. The Duchassaing & Michelotti collection of Caribbean corals: status of the types and location of the specimens. Atti della Societa Italiana di Scienze Naturali e del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Milano 144 1: 51-74.
page(s): 62 [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 Lewis, John B. 1965. A preliminary description of some marine benthic communities from Barbados, West Indies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 43: 1049-1074.
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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 Cairns SD, Jaap WC, Lang JC. (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]   

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 Budd AF, Fukami H, Smith ND, Knowlton N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166 (3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [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]   

additional source Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Kitahara MV, Stolarski J, Cairns SD, Benzoni F, Stake JL, Miller DJ. (2012). The first modern solitary Agariciidae (Anthozoa, Scleractinia) revealed by molecular and microstructural analysis. <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 26 (3): 303-315., available online at https://doi.org/10.1071/is11053
page(s): 305, 307 [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, 1108, 1109, 1113 [details]   

additional source 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]   

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 Verrill, A.E. (1907). The Bermuda Islands. Part IV. Geology and paleontology, and part V. An account of the coral reefs. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 12: 45-348., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14214322 [details]   

additional source Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1864). Supplément au mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Memorie della Reale Accademia della Scienze di Torino, Serie 2.</em> 23: 97-206, plates 1-11., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31197612 [details]   

additional source Dana, J. D. (1846). Zoophytes. <em>United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18989497
page(s): 174, 176-177, 178 [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 Budd AF, Woodell JD, Huang D, Klaus JS. (2019). Evolution of the Caribbean subfamily Mussinae (Anthozoa: Scleractinia: Faviidae): transitions between solitary and colonial forms. <em>Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.</em> 17(18): 1581-1616., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/14772019.2018.1541932 [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): 64-65 [details]   

additional source Zlatarski, V. N.; Estalella, N. M. (1980). Scleractinia of Cuba with data on the constituent organisms [in Bulgarian]. Bulgarian Academy of Science. Sophia., pp. 312.
page(s): 17, 23, 28, 109-113, 192-194, 196, 199-204, 207, 209-217, 219-229, 232-234, 237, 242-244, 246, 250, 297, 306 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S. D. (1982). Stony corals (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Scleractinia) of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington., chapter 17, pp. 271-302
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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
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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
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additional source Brugler, M. R.; France, S. C. (2007). The complete mitochondrial genome of the black coral Chrysopathes formosa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Antipatharia) supports classification of antipatharians within the subclass Hexacorallia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 42, 776-788
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additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
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additional source Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
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additional source Dana, J. D. (1849). Atlas. Zoophytes. C. Sherman. Philadelphia., pp. 12-01
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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 Zlatarski V. (1972). Sobre la fauna coralina de Cuba. <em>Circulares del Museo y Biblioteca de Zoologia de la Habana.</em> 13(351): 1501-1507. [details]   
 
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Lectotype (of Madrepora carduus Ellis & Solander, 1786) USNM 278, geounit Fijian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Lectotype (of Lithophyllia dubia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 177, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Lectotype (of Lithophyllia cylindrica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 179, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Neotype (of Madrepora angulosa Pallas, 1766) GLAHM unregistered, verbatimGeounit "Mare Americanum" (P... [details]
Nontype NMSR 9049, geounit Cuban Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype NMSR K 14 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 15 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 16 [details]
Syntype (of Lithophyllia argemone Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 374, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Unknown type (of Mussa carduus (Ellis & Solander, 1786)) MRSN 213, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Unknown type (of Mussa carduus (Ellis & Solander, 1786)) MRSN 355, geounit Guadeloupean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Mussa carduus (Ellis & Solander, 1786)) MZUF, geounit Guadeloupean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Lithophyllia argemone Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MZUF 956, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Unknown type MRSN 359, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]
LanguageName 
English spiny flower corallarge flower coral  [details]
German Atlantische Dickstielige Doldenkoralle  [details]