WoRMS taxon details

Orbicella Dana, 1846

758259  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758259)

accepted
Genus
Species Orbicella annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Orbicella faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Orbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895)

Species Orbicella aucta Brüggemann, 1878 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Orbicella excelsa (Dana, 1846) (taxon inquirendum, previous combination)
Species Orbicella forskali (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Orbicella klunzingeri Gardiner, 1899 (taxon inquirendum)

Subgenus Orbicella (Leptastraea) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Leptastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (misspelling)
Subgenus Orbicella (Leptastrea) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Leptastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (synonym)
Species Orbicella acropora (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Orbicella annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonymy)
Species Orbicella annuligera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Astrea annuligera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella aperta (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Favia leptophylla Verrill, 1868 accepted as Mussismilia leptophylla (Verrill, 1868) (synonymy)
Species Orbicella borradailei Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Dipsastraea favus (Forskål, 1775) (synoym)
Species Orbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901 accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (synonym)
Species Orbicella cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (previous combination)
Species Orbicella coronata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella curta (Dana, 1846) accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella funafutensis Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella gravieri Vaughan, 1918 accepted as Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Orbicella heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (previous combination)
Species Orbicella hispidula Verrill, 1901 accepted as Orbicella annularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (synonymy)
Species Orbicella hyades (Dana, 1846) accepted as Solenastrea hyades (Dana, 1846) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Orbicella laxa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Dipsastraea laxa (Klunzinger, 1879) (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella mammilosa Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Echinopora gemmacea (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Orbicella minikoensis Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (misspelling)
Species Orbicella minikoiensis Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) (synonym)
Species Orbicella orion Dana, 1846 accepted as Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846) (synonym)
Species Orbicella radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (Synonymy)
Species Orbicella rotumana Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella stelligera (Dana, 1846) accepted as Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Orbicella vacua Crossland, 1952 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
Species Orbicella versipora (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) (previous combination)
Species Orbicella wakayana Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Astrea curta Dana, 1846 (synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Astraea (Orbicella) 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. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Orbicella Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758259 on 2021-03-02
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original description  (of Astraea (Orbicella) 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]   

basis of record Budd AF, Fukami H, Smith ND, Knowlton N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166 (3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [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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