WoRMS taxon details

Orbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895)

758262  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:758262)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gregory JW (1895) Contributions to the palaeontology and physical geology of the West Indies. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Orbicella franksi (Gregory, 1895). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=758262 on 2019-06-18
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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original description Gregory JW (1895) Contributions to the palaeontology and physical geology of the West Indies. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [details]   

original description  (of Montastraea franksi (Gregory, 1895)) Gregory JW (1895) Contributions to the palaeontology and physical geology of the West Indies. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 51: 255-312, pl. 11. [details]   

basis of record 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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]
 

LanguageName 
English boulder star coral [from synonym]  [details]