WoRMS taxon details

Oxypora Saville Kent, 1871

205536  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205536)

accepted
Genus
Trachypora lacera Verrill, 1864 accepted as Oxypora lacera (Verrill, 1864) (type by subsequent designation)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Saville Kent W. (1871). On some new and little-known species of madrepores, or stony corals, in the British Museum Collection. <em>Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1871.</em> 275-286, pls. 23-25. [details]   
Description Colonies are primarily foliaceous, usually with very thin folia. Calices are round or oval in shape, irregular, shallow,...  
Description Colonies are primarily foliaceous, usually with very thin folia. Calices are round or oval in shape, irregular, shallow, not strongly inclined on the corallum surface. Septa are few, columellae are poorly developed. The coenosteum is pitted at the insertion of new septo-costae. Polyps are extended only at night. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Oxypora Saville Kent, 1871. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205536 on 2021-01-16
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2013-09-02 17:11:15Z
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2014-06-02 17:13:55Z
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2019-06-05 21:24:38Z
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2019-09-29 10:51:43Z
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original description Saville Kent W. (1871). On some new and little-known species of madrepores, or stony corals, in the British Museum Collection. <em>Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings of the Zoological Society of London for the Year 1871.</em> 275-286, pls. 23-25. [details]   

original description  (of Trachypora Verrill, 1864) 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 [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. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [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 Arrigoni R, Terraneo TI, Galli P, Benzoni F (2014) Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) reshuffled: Pervasive . non-monophyly at genus level. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 73: 60-64.  [details]   

additional source Arrigoni R, Berumen ML, Chen CA, Terraneo TI, Baird AH, Payri C, Benzoni F. (2016). Species delimitation in the reef coral genera Echinophyllia and Oxypora (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae) with a description of two new species. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 105: 146-159., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.08.023 [details]   

additional source Huang D, Arrigoni R, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Stolarski J, Chou LM, Budd AF. (2016). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 178(3): 436-481., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12391 [details]   

redescription Arrigoni, R.; Berumen, M. L.; Stolarski, J.; Terraneo, T. I.; Benzoni, F. (2019). Uncovering hidden coral diversity: a new cryptic lobophylliid scleractinian from the Indian Ocean. <em>Cladistics.</em> 35 (3): 301–328., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.12346 [details]   
 
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]

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Description Colonies are primarily foliaceous, usually with very thin folia. Calices are round or oval in shape, irregular, shallow, not strongly inclined on the corallum surface. Septa are few, columellae are poorly developed. The coenosteum is pitted at the insertion of new septo-costae. Polyps are extended only at night. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
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Japanese アナキッカサンゴ属  [details]