WoRMS taxon details

Porites cocosensis Wells, 1950

207242  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207242)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Wells JW. (1950). Reef corals from Cocos-Keeling Atoll. <em>Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore.</em> 22: 29-52. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2020). World List of Scleractinia. Porites cocosensis Wells, 1950. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207242 on 2020-12-03
Date
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2014-04-15 21:12:32Z
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original description Wells JW. (1950). Reef corals from Cocos-Keeling Atoll. <em>Bulletin of the Raffles Museum, Singapore.</em> 22: 29-52. [details]   

basis of record Sheppard CRC. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 307: 1-32., available online at http:// https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00775630.307.1 [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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Biology zooxanthellate [details]