WoRMS taxon details

Echinophyllia orpheensis Veron & Pichon, 1980

207369  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207369)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   
Type locality contained in Great Palm Island  
type locality contained in Great Palm Island [details]
Note Palm Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Palm Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are submassive with exsert corallites becoming laminar around the periphery. Costae are thick and beaded. Paliform...  
Description Colonies are submassive with exsert corallites becoming laminar around the periphery. Costae are thick and beaded. Paliform lobes are usually well developed. Colour: usually cream or pale brown, sometimes with green centres. Abundance: usually uncommon but occurs in a wide range of habitats. Colonies are less than 0.4 m in diameter. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Japan  
Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Japan [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Echinophyllia orpheensis Veron & Pichon, 1980. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207369 on 2019-10-16
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1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-06-02 17:13:55Z
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original description Veron, J.E.N.; Pichon, M. (1980). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part III. Family Agariciidae, Siderastreidae, Fungiidae, Oculinidae, Merulinidae, Mussidae, Pectinidae, Caryophyllidae, Dendrophylliidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 4: 1-459. [details]   

original description  (of Echinophyllia tosaensis Yabe & Eguchi, 1935) Yabe, H. & T. Sugiyama, 1935. Revised lists of the reef corals from the Japanese seas and of the fossil reef corals of the raised reefs and the Ryûkyû limestone of Japan. J. Geol. Soc. Japan 42 502: 379-403. [details]   

original description  (of Echinophyllia aspera var. tosaensis (Yabe & Eguchi, 1935)) Yabe H, Eguchi M (1935) Oxyphyllia, a new genus of hexacorals. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Japan 11: 376-378. [details]   

original description  (of Oxyphyllia aspera var. tosaensis Yabe & Eguchi, 1935) Yabe H, Eguchi M (1935) Oxyphyllia, a new genus of hexacorals. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Japan 11: 376-378. [details]   

original description  (of Oxyphyllia aspera var. sugiyamai Yabe & Eguchi, 1935) Yabe H, Eguchi M (1935) Oxyphyllia, a new genus of hexacorals. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Japan 11: 376-378. [details]   

original description  (of Echinophyllia aspera var. sugiyamai (Yabe & Eguchi, 1935)) Yabe H, Eguchi M (1935) Oxyphyllia, a new genus of hexacorals. Proceedings of the Imperial Academy of Japan 11: 376-378. [details]   

basis of record Veron, J. E. N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [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 Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Arrigoni R, Berumen ML, Chen CA, Terraneo TI, Baird AH, Payri C, Benzoni F. (2016). Species delimitation in the reef coral genera Echinophyllia and Oxypora (Scleractinia, Lobophylliidae) with a description of two new species. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 105: 146-159., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.08.023 [details]   

additional source Huang D, Arrigoni R, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Stolarski J, Chou LM, Budd AF. (2016). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Lobophylliidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 178(3): 436-481., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/zoj.12391 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are submassive with exsert corallites becoming laminar around the periphery. Costae are thick and beaded. Paliform lobes are usually well developed. Colour: usually cream or pale brown, sometimes with green centres. Abundance: usually uncommon but occurs in a wide range of habitats. Colonies are less than 0.4 m in diameter. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Japan [details]

Type locality Palm Islands, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English flat lettuce coral  [details]
Japanese アバレキッカサンゴ  [details]