WoRMS taxon details

Dipsastraea helianthoides (Wells, 1954)

758239  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758239)

accepted
Species
Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954 (original combination, basionym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Wells, J.W., 1954. Recent corals of the Marshall Islands, Bikini and nearby atolls, part 2, Oceanography (Biologic). Geol. Survey, Professional paper : 260-1. [details]   

(of Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954) Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, Part 2, Oceanography (Biology). <em>U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers.</em> 260-1, pls. 94-185. [details]   
Type locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone  
type locality contained in Marshall Islands Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Dipsastraea helianthoides (Wells, 1954). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758239 on 2019-09-18
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original description Wells, J.W., 1954. Recent corals of the Marshall Islands, Bikini and nearby atolls, part 2, Oceanography (Biologic). Geol. Survey, Professional paper : 260-1. [details]   

original description  (of Favia helianthoides Wells, 1954) Wells, J. W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, Part 2, Oceanography (Biology). <em>U.S. Geological Survey Professional Papers.</em> 260-1, pls. 94-185. [details]   

additional source Huang D, Benzoni F, Fukami H, Knowlton N, Smith ND, Budd AF (2014) Taxonomic classification of the reef coral families Merulinidae, Montastraeidae, and Diploastraeidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 171: 277–355. [details]   

new combination reference Budd, A. F.; Fukami, H.; Smith, N. D.; Knowlton, N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166(3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]
 

LanguageName 
English knob coral [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese ウモレキクメイシ  [details]