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Psammocora superficialis Gardiner, 1898

207270  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207270)

 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gardiner, J.S. 1898. On the fungid corals collected by the author in the South Pacific. Proceedings Zoological Society of London 1898 (3): 525-539, pls. 43-45. [details]   
Note Funafuti, Tuvalu  
From editor or global species database
Type locality Funafuti, Tuvalu [details]
Description Colonies are thick plates with low irregular ridges and small shallow corallites which are irregularly distributed. Colour:...  
Description Colonies are thick plates with low irregular ridges and small shallow corallites which are irregularly distributed. Colour: pale to dark grey or brown. Abundance: relatively common over a wide range of habitats but usually very inconspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Psammocora superficialis Gardiner, 1898. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207270 on 2024-06-24
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1996-10-25 15:03:37Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-02-05 17:27:31Z
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2014-04-21 09:20:09Z
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original description Gardiner, J.S. 1898. On the fungid corals collected by the author in the South Pacific. Proceedings Zoological Society of London 1898 (3): 525-539, pls. 43-45. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[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]   

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T, Eguchi M. (1936). Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate. I. <em>The Science reports of the Tôhoku Imperial University, Sendai, 2nd Series (Geologie).</em> Special Volume 1: 1-66, pls. 1-59.
page(s): 5, 60, Pl. XLI [details]   

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T. (1935). Revised list of the reef-corals from the Japanese seas and of the fossil reef corals of the raised reefs and the Ryukyu limestone of Japan. <em>Journal of the Geological Society of Japan.</em> 42: 379-403.
page(s): 383, 397 [details]   

additional source Hodgson G, Ross MA. (1982). Unreported scleractinian corals from the Philippines. <em>Proceedings of the Fourth International Coral Reef Symposium, Manila, 1981.</em> 2: 171-175.
page(s): 171 [details]   

additional source Nemenzo F, Hodgson G (1983) Philippine scleractinian corals – additional records. Philippine Journal of Science 112: 29-55.
page(s): 30, 33 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Marsh LM. (1988). Hermatypic corals of Western Australia : records and annotated species list. <em>Records Western Australian Museum Supplement.</em> 29: 1-136., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.60555
page(s): 33, 73 [details]   

additional source Fenner, D. P. (2005). Corals of Hawai'i. A Field Guide to the Hard, Black, and Soft Corals of Hawai'i and the Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Including Midway. <em>Mutual Publishing, Ltd., Honolulu.</em> 144 pp.
page(s): 24, 75, 123 [details]   

additional source Randall RH, Myers RF. (1983). The corals. Guide to the Coastal Resources of Guam: Vol. 2. <em>University of Guam Press, Guam, pp. 128.</em>  [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume II: Families Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae, Euphyllidae, Oculinidae, Meandrinidae, Siderastreidae, Agariciidae, Fungiidae, Rhizangiidae, Pectiniidae, Merulinidae, Dendrophylliidae, Caryophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 2, pp. 429.
page(s): 150-151 [details]   

additional source Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
page(s): 62, 79, 113 [details]   

additional source Wallace, C. C.; Fellegara, I.; Muir, P. R.; Harrison, P. L. (2009). The scleractinian corals of Moreton Bay, eastern Australia: high latitude, marginal assemblages with increasing species richness. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 54, 2
page(s): 2, 5, 9, 14, 19, 42, 43, 44 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>
page(s): 274, 275, 277 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M. (1976). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astroceoniidae, Pocilloporidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 1: 1-86. [details]   

additional source Hoffmeister, J.E. (1925). Some corals from America Samoa and the Fiji Islands. <em>Papers from the Department of Marine Biology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.</em> 22: 1-90, pls. 1-23.
page(s): 11, 12, 46 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., B.W. Hoeksema & J. van der Land. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 39 [details]   

additional source Randall RH. (2003). An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. <em>Micronesica.</em> 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 130 [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 Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Stolarski, J., Pichon, M., Mitta, G., Galli, P. 2007. Debating phylogenetic relationships of the scleractinian Psammocora: molecular and morphological evidences. Contributions to Zoology 76: 35-54., available online at http://dpc.uba.uva.nl/cgi/t/text/get-pdf?c=ctz;idno=7601a04
page(s): 35, 37, 38, 41, 43, 46, 50, fig. 3, fig. 6 [details]   

source of synonymy Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Pichon, M., Galli, P. 2010. The name game: morpho-molecular species boundaries in the genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 160: 421-456. [details]   
 
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Nontype IGPS 49751, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype IGPS 49753, geounit Japanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MTQ G 35076 [details]
Nontype MTQ G 57723, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MTQ G 57724, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MTQ G56586, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MTQ G57799-800, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MTQ G57803 [details]
Nontype NMSR 8570, geounit Yemeni Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH, geounit Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 68210, geounit American Samoa Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 147-88, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 199-84, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 234-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 236-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 280-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 456-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 509-80, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 714-81, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 71-88, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 730-86, geounit Ashmore-Cartier Is. [details]
Nontype WAM 791-81, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 843-86, geounit Ashmore-Cartier Is. [details]
Unknown type MTQ G57800, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MTQ G57801-02, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Type locality Funafuti, Tuvalu [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are thick plates with low irregular ridges and small shallow corallites which are irregularly distributed. Colour: pale to dark grey or brown. Abundance: relatively common over a wide range of habitats but usually very inconspicuous. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
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