WoRMS taxon details

Siderastrea Blainville, 1830

204291  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204291)

accepted
Genus
Astraea (Siderastraea) Blainville, 1830 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Astraea (Siderina) Dana, 1846 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastraea Blainville, 1830 · unaccepted > misspelling
Siderastrea (Phacellastraea) Liao, 1982 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Siderastrea (Siderastrea) Blainville, 1830 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Siderina Dana, 1846 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766)
Species Siderastrea savignyana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
Species Siderastrea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Siderastrea stellata Verrill, 1868
Species Siderastrea websteri (Bowerbank, 1840)

Subgenus Siderastrea (Siderastrea) Blainville, 1830 accepted as Siderastrea Blainville, 1830 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  » Species Siderastrea (Siderastrea) siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Siderastrea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Siderastrea circumfossata Thiel, 1928 accepted as Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Siderastrea clavus (Dana, 1846) accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Siderastrea galaxea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Siderastrea glynni Budd & Guzman, 1994 accepted as Siderastrea siderea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Siderastrea liliacea Klunzinger, 1879 accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Siderastrea maldivensis Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Pavona maldivensis (Gardiner, 1905) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Species Siderastrea ormosa (Wells, 1973) accepted as Madracis formosa Wells, 1973 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Species Siderastrea senegalensis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 accepted as Siderastrea radians (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Siderastrea sphaeroidalis Ortmann, 1889 accepted as Pavona clavus (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)

Species Siderastrea globosa Blainville, 1849 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
Species Siderastrea pulchella Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
de Blainville, H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l'utlité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. <em>Paris, 1830.</em> 60 : 1-546., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25318344 [details]   
Description Colonies are usually massive, sometimes branching or encrusting. Corallites are cerioid, formed by extratentacular budding,...  
Description Colonies are usually massive, sometimes branching or encrusting. Corallites are cerioid, formed by extratentacular budding, and are like those of Pseudosiderastrea, except that the walls are thicker, are composed of concentric rods, and septa do not fuse (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Siderastrea Blainville, 1830. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204291 on 2022-06-25
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1997-02-11 16:15:37Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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2013-09-30 11:24:24Z
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2018-08-02 07:46:55Z
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2019-05-23 08:57:25Z
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2021-12-06 11:45:34Z
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original description de Blainville, H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l'utlité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. <em>Paris, 1830.</em> 60 : 1-546., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25318344 [details]   

original description  (of Astraea (Siderina) Dana, 1846) Dana, J.D. (1846-1849). Zoophytes. United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838-1842. <em>Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia.</em> 7: 1-740, 61 pls. (1846: 1-120, 709-720; 1848: 121-708, 721-740; 1849: atlas pls. 1-61)., available online at http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/usexex/navigation/ScientificText/USExEx19_08select.cfm [details]   

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

basis of record Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source 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.
page(s): 429 [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 Medina, M.; Collins, A. G.; Takaoka, T. L.; Kuehl, J. V.; Boore, J. L. (2006). Naked corals: skeleton loss in Scleractinia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 103(24): 9096-9100
page(s): 9097 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Nontype (of Siderastraea Blainville, 1830) BMNH, geounit Taiwanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Description Colonies are usually massive, sometimes branching or encrusting. Corallites are cerioid, formed by extratentacular budding, and are like those of Pseudosiderastrea, except that the walls are thicker, are composed of concentric rods, and septa do not fuse (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]
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English starlet coralstar coralhoneycomb coralgolf ball coral  [details]