WoRMS name details

Blastomussa (Blastomussa) merleti (Wells, 1961)

766083  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:766083)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Wells JW. (1961). Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals. Part 3, A new reef coral from New Caledonia. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 15: 189-191. [details]   

(of Bantamia merleti Wells, 1961) Wells JW. (1961). Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals. Part 3, A new reef coral from New Caledonia. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 15: 189-191. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Blastomussa (Blastomussa) merleti (Wells, 1961). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=766083 on 2020-11-27
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original description Wells JW. (1961). Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals. Part 3, A new reef coral from New Caledonia. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 15: 189-191. [details]   

original description  (of Bantamia merleti Wells, 1961) Wells JW. (1961). Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals. Part 3, A new reef coral from New Caledonia. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 15: 189-191. [details]   

basis of record Head, S.M. 1978. A cerioid species of Blastomussa (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) from the central Red Sea, with a revision of the genus. Journal of Natural History 12: 633-639. [details]   

additional source Benzoni F, Arrigoni R, Waheed Z, Stefani F, Hoeksema BW (2014) Phylogenetic relationships and revision of the genus Blastomussa (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) with description of a new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 62: 358-378. [details]