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Pocillopora capitata Verrill, 1864

289246  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289246)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Pocillopora capitata Verrill, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289246 on 2021-02-27
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original description 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]   

original description  (of Pocillopora capitata var. porosa Verrill, 1869) Verrill AE. (1869). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [details]   

original description  (of Pocillopora capitata var. robusta Verrill, 1870) Verrill, AE. (1868-1870). Notes on the Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 6. Review of the polyps and corals of the West Coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1: 377-558, pls. 5-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/34032#/summary [details]   

original description  (of Pocillopora robusta Verrill, 1870) Verrill AE. (1868-1870). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 6. Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science.</em> 1: 377-558, pl. 6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27729638 [details]   

original description  (of Pocillopora capitata var. pumila Verrill, 1870) Verrill, AE. (1868-1870). Notes on the Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 6. Review of the polyps and corals of the West Coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1: 377-558, pls. 5-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/34032#/summary [details]   

original description  (of Pocillopora palmata Palmer, 1928) Palmer, R. H. (1928). Fossil and recent corals and coral reefs of Western Mexico. Three new species. <em>Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.</em> 67: 21-31. [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 Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Durham JW. (1947). Corals from the Gulf of California and the north Pacific Coast of America. <em>Memoirs of the Geological Society of America.</em> 20: 1-68. [details]   

additional source Reyes-Bonilla, H. (2002). Checklist of valid names and synonyms of stony corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the eastern Pacific. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 36(1): 1-13., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/713833841 [details]   

additional source Verrill AE. (1869). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 6 (1): 51-104, pls. 1-2., available online at https://doi.org/10.1086/270634 [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]   
 
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]
LanguageName 
English cauliflower coral  [details]