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Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758)

287911  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287911)

accepted
Species
Agaricia (Mycedia) agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Agaricia (Mycedia) cristata (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Agaricia (Mycedia) gibbosa Dana, 1846 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia (Mycedia) purpurea Dana, 1846 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia anguillensis Vaughan, 1919 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia anthrophylla Horn, 1861 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia crassa Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia cristata (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Agaricia danai Milne Edwards, 1860 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia dominicensis Vaughan, 1919 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Agaricia gibbosa Dana, 1846 · unaccepted (changed combination)
Agaricia lessoni (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Agaricia purpurea Le Sueur, 1820 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Madrepora agaricites Linnaeus, 1758 · unaccepted (basionym, changed combination)
Mycedia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Mycedia gibbosa (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Mycedia purpurea (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Mycedium agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Mycedium gibbosum (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Mycedium lessoni Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Mycedium purpureum (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Pachyseris anthophyllum (Horn, 1860) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Pavonia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Undaria agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Undaria crassa (Verrill, 1901) · unaccepted (synonymy)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. bifaciata Zlatarski, 1982 accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. carinata Wells, 1973 accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. humilis Verrill, 1901 accepted as Agaricia humilis Verrill, 1901 (upgrade to species level)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. massiva Zlatarski, 1982 accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. purpurea Wells, 1973 accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Forma Agaricia agaricites f. unifaciata Zlatarski, 1982 accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. crassa (Verrill, 1902) accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. danae (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. fragilis Dana, 1846 accepted as Agaricia fragilis Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. gibbosa (Dana, 1846) accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. humilis Verrill, 1901 accepted as Agaricia humilis Verrill, 1901 (upgrade to species level)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. lessoni (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. purpurea Wells, 1954 accepted as Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. pusilla Verrill, 1901 accepted as Agaricia tenuifolia Dana, 1846 (synonymy)
Variety Agaricia agaricites var. tenuifolia Dana, 1846 accepted as Agaricia tenuifolia Dana, 1846 (changed combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora agaricites Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Lectotype  (of Mycedium lessoni Duchassaing &...  
Lectotype (of Mycedium lessoni Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 215, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Lectotype (of Mycedium vesparium Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 218, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287911 on 2022-05-23
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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original description  (of Agaricia purpurea Le Sueur, 1820) Le Sueur, C.A. (1820). Description de plusiers animaux appartenant aux polypiers lamellifères de M. le Chev. Lamarck. <em>Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle.</em> 7: 271-298, pls. 15-17. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia agaricites f. purpurea Wells, 1973) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia agaricites f. carinata Wells, 1973) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia anthrophylla Horn, 1861) Horn, G.H. (1861). Description of new corals in the Museum of the Academy. <em>Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 1860: 435. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora agaricites Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Agaricia crassa 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]   

original description  (of Agaricia agaricites f. massiva Zlatarski, 1982) Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia agaricites f. bifaciata Zlatarski, 1982) Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia agaricites f. unifaciata Zlatarski, 1982) Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia dominicensis 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 Agaricia anguillensis 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 Agaricia (Mycedia) gibbosa 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]   

original description  (of Agaricia (Mycedia) purpurea 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]   

original description  (of Mycedium lessoni 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 Mycedium vesparium 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 Mycedium danai Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) 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]   

original description  (of Agaricia danai Milne Edwards, 1860) Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

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

basis of record 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 Amaral, F. D., Hudson, M. M., Steiner, A. Q., & Ramos, C. A. C. 2007. Corals and calcified hydroids of the Manuel Luiz Marine State Park (State of Maranhao, northeast Brazil). Biota Neotropica 7: 73-81.
page(s): 2, 4, 5, 7 [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 Humann P, DeLoach N (2002) Reef coral identification Florida Caribbean Bahamas. New World Publications, Jacksonville, Florida, pp. 1-287. [details]   

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, 313 [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.
page(s): 140, 146-149 [details]   

additional source Verrill AE. (1901). Comparisons of the Bermudian, West Indian, and Brazilian Coral Faunae. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 169-206, pls. 10-35.
page(s): 194, 203 [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 Duerden, J.E. (1902). West Indian Madreporarian polyps. <em>Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences.</em> 8: 401-648, pls. 1-25. [details]   

additional source Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1851). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 6. Monographie des Fongides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 15: 73-144.
page(s): 127-128 [details]   

additional source den Hartog, J. C. (1977). The marginal tentacles of Rhodactis sanctithomae (Corallimorpharia) and the sweeper tentacles of Montastrea cavernosa (Scleractinia); their cnidom and possible function . Proceedings of the Third International Coral Reef Symposium Miami, Florida, 464-469
page(s): 464 [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.
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additional source Verrill, A. E. (1907). Additions to the Anthozoa and Hydrozoa of the Bermudas. Anthozoa. Verrill, A. E. New Haven, Conn., chapter 5, edition 2nd, volume 1, pp. 551-572
page(s): 552 [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): 22, 28, 155, 159, 160-161, 165, 168, 193, 209, 212, 213, 218-220, 223, 225, 226, 228, 233-235, 244, 247, 250, 296, 297 [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
page(s): 272, 278-279, Figure 122b-e [details]   

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, 45 [details]   

additional source Echeverría, C. A.; Pires, D. de Oliveira; Medeiros, M. S.; Castro, C. B. (1997). Cnidarians of the Atol das Rocas, Brazil. Proceedings of the Eighth International Coral Reef Symposium, 1, 443-446
page(s): 445 [details]   

additional source Laborel, J. (1970). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, 2, E, (3): 7-261
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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
page(s): 52 [details]   

additional source Baker, A. C.; Romanski, A. M. (2007). Multiple symbiotic partnerships are common in scleractinian corals, but not in octocorals: comment on Goulet (2006). Marine Ecology Progress Series, 335, 237-242
page(s): 240 [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 Möbius, K. (1880). Eine Reise nach der Insel Mauritius in Jahre 1874-75. In (K. Möbius, F. Richters, E. von Martens): Beiträge zur Meeresfauna der Insel Mauritius und der Seychellen nach Sammlungen, angelegt auf einer Reise nach Mauritius von K. Möbius. <em>Gutmann'schen Buchhandlung. Berlin.</em> pp. 1-61.
page(s): 45 [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
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additional source Amaral, F. D.; Ramos, C. A. C.; Leão, Z. M. A. N.; Kikuchi, R. K. P.; Lima, K. K. M.; Longo, L.; Cordeiro, R. T. S.; Lira, S. M. A.; Vasconcelos, S. L. (2009). Checklist and morphometry of benthic cnidarians from the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 50, 277-290
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additional source Pires, D. de Oliveira; Castro, C. B.; Migotto, Á. E.; Marques, A. C. (1992). Cnidários bentônicos do Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha, Brasil. Boletim do Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro), N.S., (354): 1-21
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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 Laborel J. (1967). A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. <em>Postilla Yale Peabody Museum.</em> 107: 1-14.
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additional source Britton, J.C. & B. Morton, 1989. Shore ecology of the Gulf of Mexico : i-viii, 1-387.
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additional source Agassiz, L. (1880). Report on the Florida Reefs. <em>Memoires of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 7 (1): 1-61, pls. 1-23. [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
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additional source Verrill AE. (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
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additional source Verrill, A.E. (1868). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 4. Notice of the corals and Echinoderms collected by Prof. C.F. Hartt, at the Abrolhos Reefs, Province of Bahia, Brazil, 1867. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1 (2): 351-376., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13380325
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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.
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additional source Steiner, S.C.C., 2003. Stony corals and reefs of Dominica. Atoll Res. Bull. : 497-508.
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additional source Karlson, R. H. 1980. Alternative competitive strategies in a periodically disturbed habitat. Bulletin of Marine Science 30(4): 894-890.
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Lectotype (of Mycedium lessoni Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 215, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Lectotype (of Mycedium vesparium Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 218, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype NMSR I/540/E3 [details]
Nontype NMSR K 9 [details]
Paralectotype (of Mycedium vesparium Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MZUF 840, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Syntype (of Mycedium danai Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MZUF 613, geounit Guadeloupean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Mycedium danai Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]
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English tan lettuce-leaf coralscaled lettuce coralpurple lettuce corallettuce coralkeeled lettuce coral [from synonym]  [details]
German SalatkoralleLärchenpilzkoralle  [details]