WoRMS taxon details

Montastraeidae Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941

718585  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:718585)

accepted
Family
Placocoeniidae Alloiteau, 1952 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Yabe H, Sugiyama T. (1941). Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate. II. <em>The Science reports of the Tôhoku, Imperial University, Sendai, 2nd Series (Geologie).</em> Special Volume 2: 67-91, pls. 60-104. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Montastraeidae Yabe & Sugiyama, 1941. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=718585 on 2023-02-05
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2013-02-05 17:27:31Z
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2014-03-16 13:26:33Z
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2022-06-22 11:26:26Z
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original description Yabe H, Sugiyama T. (1941). Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate. II. <em>The Science reports of the Tôhoku, Imperial University, Sendai, 2nd Series (Geologie).</em> Special Volume 2: 67-91, pls. 60-104. [details]   

original description  (of Placocoeniidae Alloiteau, 1952 †) Alloiteau J. (1952). Embranchement des Coelentérés. Madreporaires Post-Paleozoiques. <em>In: Piveteau J, ed. Traité de Paléontologie, Paris: Masson.</em> 539–684, pls. 1-10. [details]   

basis of record Budd AF, Fukami H, Smith ND, Knowlton N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 166 (3): 465-529., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x [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]   
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Colonial; extracalicular budding; plocoid; trabeculothecal, ?occasional synapticulae; septa laminar, formed by one fan system of simple trabeculae; septal teeth triangular, spinose granulations forming vertical rows, limited thickening deposits; trabeculae consisting of discrete clusters of fibers; no pali or paliform lobes; trabecular columella, usually spongy; well-developed tabular endotheca; peritheca costate. [details]