WoRMS taxon details

Platygyra contorta Veron, 1990

289205  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289205)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Veron JEN. (1990). New Scleractinia from Japan and other Indo-West Pacific countries. <em>Galaxea.</em> 9: 95-173. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Japan  
Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Japan [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Platygyra contorta Veron, 1990. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=289205 on 2023-02-09
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-15 10:57:36Z
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2022-07-21 12:58:31Z
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original description Veron JEN. (1990). New Scleractinia from Japan and other Indo-West Pacific countries. <em>Galaxea.</em> 9: 95-173. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

basis of record 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 Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [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]   

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): 188-189 [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): 30 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Distribution Central Indo-Pacific to Japan [details]
LanguageName 
English lesser valley coral  [details]
Japanese ミダレノウサンゴ  [details]