WoRMS taxon details

Goniopora lobata Milne Edwards, 1860

207208  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207208)

accepted
Species
Goniopora hirsuta Crossland, 1952 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Goniopora traceyi Wells, 1954 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   
Note Red Sea (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Red Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are hemispherical or short thick columns. Calices are 3-5 mm in diameter. Columellae are small. Living colonies...  
Description Colonies are hemispherical or short thick columns. Calices are 3-5 mm in diameter. Columellae are small. Living colonies have very large polyps. Colour: usually brown, yellow or green. Abundance: common, forms large monospecific stands, especially in turbid water. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Goniopora lobata Milne Edwards, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207208 on 2023-01-31
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1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
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2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
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original description Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

original description  (of Goniopora hirsuta Crossland, 1952) Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257. [details]   

original description  (of Goniopora traceyi Wells, 1954) Wells JW. (1954). Bikini and nearby atols: 2. Oceanography (biologic). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. <em>Geological Survey Professional Paper.</em> 260-1: 385-486, pls. 94-185. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) AFCD. (2004). Ecological Status and Revised Species Records of Hong Kong's Scleractinian Corals. Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department,The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]   

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

basis of record Sheppard, C.R.C. (1998). Corals of the Indian Ocean: a taxonomic and distribution database for coral reef ecologists [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 37 [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): 132 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[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 Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2002). New species described in Corals of the World. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 11: 1-209.
page(s): 193 [details]   

additional source Wells JW. (1955). Recent and subfossil corals of Moreton Bay, Queensland. <em>Queensland. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Geology.</em> 4 (10): 1-18, pls. 1-3.
page(s): 5, 11 [details]   

additional source Wells JW. (1961). Notes on Indo-Pacific scleractinian corals. Part 3, A new reef coral from New Caledonia. <em>Pacific Science.</em> 15: 189-191.
page(s): 189 [details]   

additional source Crossland C (1952) Madreporaria, Hydrocorallinae, Heliopora and Tubipora. Scientific Report Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29 VI(3): 85-257.
page(s): 94 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M. (1982). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 5: 1-159.
page(s): 74-77 [details]   

additional source Bedot M (1907) Madreporaires d'Amboine. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 15: 143-292, pls. 5-50.
page(s): 267-270 [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): 29, 68 [details]   

additional source Pillai CSG. (1972). Stony corals of the seas around India. <em>Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Corals and Coral Reefs, 1969. Marine Biological Association of India Symposium.</em> 5: 191-216.
page(s): 204 [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 III: Families Mussidae, Faviidae, Trachyphylliidae, Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 3, pp. 490.
page(s): 354 [details]   

additional source Sheppard, C. R. C. (1985). Fringing reefs in the southern region, Jeddah to Jizan. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, 7, 37-58
page(s): 45 [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, 9, 14, 19, 48, 50 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>
page(s): 236, 238, 240, 241, 242, 243 [details]   
 
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    Definitions

Nontype MTQ G57846 [details]
Nontype WAM 167-81, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 438-81, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 452-86, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 479-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 595-81, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 676-81, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 817-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 818-85, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 991-79, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MNHN 497, geounit Saudi Arabian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MTQ G58789-90, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MTQ G60215-16 [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are hemispherical or short thick columns. Calices are 3-5 mm in diameter. Columellae are small. Living colonies have very large polyps. Colour: usually brown, yellow or green. Abundance: common, forms large monospecific stands, especially in turbid water. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Type locality Red Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
English flowerpot coralcoarse porous coralanemone coral  [details]
German Grobe Porenkoralle  [details]
Japanese ハナガササンゴ  [details]