WoRMS taxon details

Platytrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

267747  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267747)

accepted
Genus
Aldrichia Vaughan, 1900 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (homonym)
Aldrichiella Vaughan, 1903 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Dominicotrochus Wells, 1937 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Koilotrochus Tenison-Woods, 1878 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Platytrochus (Koilotrochus) Tenison-Woods, 1878 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   
Depth range 22-201 m  
Depth range 22-201 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent  
Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Platytrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267747 on 2023-01-27
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2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
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2010-08-24 13:28:50Z
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2010-09-05 14:32:08Z
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2019-10-07 17:46:09Z
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2020-01-25 08:08:53Z
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2022-06-24 11:12:51Z
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original description Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   

original description  (of Dominicotrochus Wells, 1937 †) Wells JW. (1937). Coral studies: Part II. Five new species of the Madreporaria. Five new genera of the Madreporaria. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 23 (97): 242-250, pl. 2. [details]   

original description  (of Koilotrochus Tenison-Woods, 1878 †) Tenison Woods, J. E. (1878). On the extratropical corals of Australia. <em>Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales.</em> 2: 292-341, pls 4-6. [details]   

original description  (of Aldrichia Vaughan, 1900 †) Vaughan TW. (1900). The Eocene and Lower Oligocene coral faunas of the United States with descriptions of a few doubtfully Cretacaceous species. <em>Monographs of the United States Geological Survey.</em> 39:1-263, pls. 1-24. [details]   

original description  (of Aldrichiella Vaughan, 1903 †) Vaughan TW. (1903). Corrections to the Nomenclature of the Eocene Fossil Corals of the United States. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 16: 101. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

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

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., Budd, A.F., Lathuilière, B., Roniewicz, E., Stolarski, J., Johnson, K.G. (2010). Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12403706 [details]   

additional source Duncan PM (1884) A revision of the families and genera of the sclerodermic Zoantharia, Ed. & H., or Madreporaria (M. Rugosa excepted). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 18: 1-204. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1997). A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Turbinoliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 591: 1-55. [details]   
 
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    Definitions

From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Corallum cuneiform, sometimes with alate edge costae, calice elliptical; GCD rarely more than 10 mm; theca imperforate; costae smooth or coarsely granular, originating by trifurcation; septa hexamerally arranged in 3-4 cycles; pali absent; columella linear-papillose. [details]

Remark This genus and family was monographed by Cairns (1997), which included a phylogenetic analysis based on morphology. Sixteen species, 13 of which are fossil. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 22-201 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]