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Agaricia fragilis Dana, 1846

287912  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287912)

accepted
Species
Agaricia (Mycedia) fragilis Dana, 1846 · unaccepted (changed combination)
Mycedia fragilis (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Mycedium fragile (Dana, 1846) · unaccepted (changed combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Agaricia (Mycedia) fragilis 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]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Agaricia fragilis Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287912 on 2022-05-27
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-30 12:12:29Z
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2019-08-23 12:53:13Z
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2022-03-14 08:36:54Z
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original description  (of Agaricia fragilis f. contracta Wells, 1973) Wells JW (1973) New and old scleractinian corals from Jamaica. Bulletin of Marine Science 23: 16-58. [details]   

original description  (of Agaricia (Mycedia) fragilis 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 (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley, 742 pp [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

basis of record Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [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): 134, 142-145 [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): 181, 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 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
page(s): 245-246 [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 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): 174 [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): 160, 250, 297, 302 [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, 279-280, Figure 123a-b [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
page(s): 41, 132, 134, 137, 139, 142, 150, 151, 153, 160, 164, 179, 194, 197, 199 [details]   

additional source Reed, J. K. (1985). Deepest distribution of Atlantic hermatypic corals discovered in the Bahamas. Proceedings of the Fifth International Coral Reef Congress, 6, 249-254
page(s): 252 [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): 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 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
page(s): 278, 283 [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.
page(s): 2, 5, 6 [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 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): 10, 11, 12, 116, 117, 195 [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): 18 [details]   

additional source Steiner, S.C.C., 2003. Stony corals and reefs of Dominica. Atoll Res. Bull. : 497-508.
page(s): 5 [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.
page(s): 1052, 1062 [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 Cairns, S.D.; den Hartog, J.C.; Arneson, C.; Rützler, K. (1986). Class Anthozoa (Corals, Anemones). In: Sterrer W (ed) Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda. A systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. <em>John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, USA.</em> pp. 159-194.
page(s): 180, 181 [details]   
 
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Syntype (of Agaricia (Mycedia) fragilis Dana, 1846) MBNH, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]
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English hat coralfragile saucer coralfragile lettuce-leaf coralconstricted leaf coral [from synonym]  [details]
German Zerbrechliche Tellerkoralle  [details]
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