WoRMS taxon details

Goniopora tenuidens (Quelch, 1886)

207211  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207211)

accepted
Species
Rhodaraea tenuidens Quelch, 1886 (original combination, basionym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Quelch, J.J. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (part 46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm [details]   

(of Rhodaraea tenuidens Quelch, 1886) Quelch, J.J. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (part 46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm [details]   
Note The Philippines (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality The Philippines (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are massive, hemispherical or irregular. Calices are 2.5-3.1 mm in diameter. They have six very prominent pali....  
Description Colonies are massive, hemispherical or irregular. Calices are 2.5-3.1 mm in diameter. They have six very prominent pali. Polyps are elongate with tentacles of even length. Colour: uniform blue, green or brown, sometimes with white tips to the tentacles. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Goniopora tenuidens (Quelch, 1886). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207211 on 2019-06-25
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-04-15 00:08:53Z
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original description Quelch, J.J. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (part 46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm [details]   

original description  (of Rhodaraea tenuidens Quelch, 1886) Quelch, J.J. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (part 46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm [details]   

basis of record Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M. (1982). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 5: 1-159. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are massive, hemispherical or irregular. Calices are 2.5-3.1 mm in diameter. They have six very prominent pali. Polyps are elongate with tentacles of even length. Colour: uniform blue, green or brown, sometimes with white tips to the tentacles. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality The Philippines (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English anemone coral  [details]
Japanese マルアナハナガササンゴ  [details]