WoRMS taxon details

Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775)

207415  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207415)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Forskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forsskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]   

(of Madrepora chalcidicum Forskål, 1775) Forskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forsskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]   
Note "?Red Sea" (Veron, 1986).
Cyphastraea in Kalk...  
From other sources
Type locality "?Red Sea" (Veron, 1986).
Cyphastraea in Kalk (1958). [details]
Description Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: usually brown,...  
Description Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: usually brown, green or cream. Abundance: common, but less so than C. serailia (Veron, 1986).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Cyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207415 on 2020-10-31
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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original description Forskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forsskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora chalcidicum Forskål, 1775) Forskål, P.; Niebuhr, C. (1775). Descriptiones animalium, avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium / quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris Rubri geographica. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]:ex officina Mölleri.[alternative spelling Forsskål is also correct]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]   

original description  (of Cyphastrea chalcidicum tanabensis Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936) Yabe H, Sugiyama T, Eguchi M. (1936). Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate. I. <em>The Science reports of the Tôhoku Imperial University, Sendai, 2nd Series (Geologie).</em> Special Volume 1: 1-66, pls. 1-59. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Ang, P. O.; McCorry, D.; Si, C. C. L. (2003). Establishing a reference collection and field guides for Hong Kong scleractinian coral. <em>Final report submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [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, Wijsman-Best M. (1977). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part II. Families Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph series.</em> 3: 1-233. [details]   

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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[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 Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Corallites have clearly alternating costae (easily visible under water). There are 12 primary septa. Colour: usually brown, green or cream. Abundance: common, but less so than C. serailia (Veron, 1986).
Tropical Indo-Pacific in Kalk (1958). [details]

Type locality "?Red Sea" (Veron, 1986).
Cyphastraea in Kalk (1958). [details]
LanguageName 
English lesser knob coral  [details]
Japanese コトゲキクメイシ  [details]