WoRMS taxon details

Tubastraea Lesson, 1830

267930  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267930)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Lesson, R.P. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Vovage autour du monde, exécute par ordre du Roi sur la corvette La Coquille" pendant les années 1822-25. (par M. L.-J. Duperrey). <em>Z Zoologie.</em> 2. Paris, 1826-1830. (vol. 2, pt 2, 2e division, 1830)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38663489 [details]   
Depth range 0-110 m  
Depth range 0-110 m [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Tubastraea Lesson, 1830. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267930 on 2019-11-22
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2010-08-14 14:40:15Z
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2010-09-07 13:48:11Z
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2018-08-09 16:47:36Z
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2019-10-17 20:56:40Z
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original description Lesson, R.P. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Vovage autour du monde, exécute par ordre du Roi sur la corvette La Coquille" pendant les années 1822-25. (par M. L.-J. Duperrey). <em>Z Zoologie.</em> 2. Paris, 1826-1830. (vol. 2, pt 2, 2e division, 1830)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38663489 [details]   

original description  (of Coenopsammia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1848). Mémoire 3. Monographie des eupsammides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 10: 65-114, pls. 5-9. [details]   

original description  (of Astropsammia Verrill, 1869) Verrill, A. E. (1869). On New and imperfectly known Echinoderms and Corals. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural HIstory.</em> 12: 381-391., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9494023#page/389/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Pachypsammia Verrill, 1866) Verrill AE. (1866). Synopsis of the polyps and corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C. Ringgold and Capt. John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Stimpson, Naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Part III. Madreporaria. <em>Communications of the Essex Institute, Salem.</em> 5(3): 17-50, pls. 1-2., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33204514 [details]   

original description  (of Placopsammia Duncan, 1876) Duncan, P. M. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41. [details]   

original description  (of Dendrophyllia (Coenopsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1848). Mémoire 3. Monographie des eupsammides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 10: 65-114, pls. 5-9. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., A. F. Budd, B. Lathuiliere, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski, and K. G. Johnson, 2010. Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

redescription Cairns, S. D. (2001). A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> (615): 1-75., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.615 [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 125: 1-235. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-110 m [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
 



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German Orange Kelchkoralle  [details]
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