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Psammocora Dana, 1846

204148  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204148)

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Plesioseris Duncan, 1884 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Psammocora (Plesioseris) Duncan, 1884 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Psammocora (Stephanaria) Verrill, 1867 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Stephanaria Verrill, 1867 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Stephanocora Verrill, 1866 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Species Psammocora albopicta Benzoni, 2006
  2. Species Psammocora columna Dana, 1846
  3. Species Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794)
  4. Species Psammocora digitata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
  5. Species Psammocora eldredgei Randall, 2015
  6. Species Psammocora exesa Dana, 1846
  7. Species Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851
  8. Species Psammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921
  9. Species Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898
  10. Species Psammocora stellata (Verrill, 1866)
  11. Subgenus Psammocora (Plesioseris) Duncan, 1884 accepted as Psammocora Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    1. Species Psammocora (Plesioseris) haimeana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    2. Species Psammocora (Plesioseris) nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921 accepted as Psammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921 (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
    3. Species Psammocora (Plesioseris) samoensis Hoffmeister, 1925 accepted as Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    4. Species Psammocora (Plesioseris) superficialis Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  12. Subgenus Psammocora (Stephanaria) Verrill, 1867 accepted as Psammocora Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    1. Species Psammocora (Stephanaria) brighami (Vaughan, 1907) accepted as Psammocora stellata (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    2. Species Psammocora (Stephanaria) exesa Dana, 1846 accepted as Psammocora exesa Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    3. Species Psammocora (Stephanaria) folium Umbgrove, 1939 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    4. Species Psammocora (Stephanaria) stellata (Verrill, 1866) accepted as Psammocora stellata (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    5. Species Psammocora (Stephanaria) togianensis Umbgrove, 1940 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    6. Species Psammocora (Stephanaria) vaughani Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936 accepted as Psammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  13. Species Psammocora brighami Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Psammocora stellata (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  14. Species Psammocora danae (Studer, 1901) accepted as Porites rus (Forskål, 1775) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  15. Species Psammocora decussata Yabe & Sugiyama, 1937 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  16. Species Psammocora digitifera Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Psammocora digitata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  17. Species Psammocora divaricata Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Psammocora stellata (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  18. Species Psammocora exesa Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  19. Species Psammocora explanulata van der Horst, 1922 accepted as Cycloseris explanulata (van der Horst, 1922) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  20. Species Psammocora folium Umbgrove, 1939 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  21. Species Psammocora fossata Dana, 1846 accepted as Psammocora columna Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  22. Species Psammocora frondosa Verrill, 1864 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  23. Species Psammocora gonagra Kluzinger, 1879 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  24. Species Psammocora haimeana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  25. Species Psammocora interstinctus Claereboudt, 2006 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  26. Species Psammocora obtusangula (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  27. Species Psammocora obtusata (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  28. Species Psammocora paponica Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  29. Species Psammocora phrygiana (Esper, 1798) accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  30. Species Psammocora planipora Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 accepted as Psammocora stellata (Verrill, 1866) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  31. Species Psammocora plicata Dana, 1846 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  32. Species Psammocora ramosa Quelch, 1886 accepted as Psammocora contigua (Esper, 1794) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  33. Species Psammocora ramosa Claereboudt, 2006 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  34. Species Psammocora samoensis Hoffmeister, 1925 accepted as Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  35. Species Psammocora savigniensis Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Psammocora columna Dana, 1846 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  36. Species Psammocora superficialis Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  37. Species Psammocora superficilaes Gardiner, 1898 accepted as Psammocora profundacella Gardiner, 1898 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, misspelling)
  38. Species Psammocora togianensis Umbgrove, 1940 accepted as Psammocora haimiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, synonym)
  39. Species Psammocora vaughani Yabe & Sugiyama, 1936 accepted as Psammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  40. Species Psammocora verrilli Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Psammocora nierstraszi Van der Horst, 1921 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  41. Species Psammocora australiae (Rousseau, 1854) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  42. Species Psammocora parvistella Verrill, 1866 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
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]  OpenAccess publication 
Description See Stefani et al. (2008), Benzoni et al. (2010)  
Description See Stefani et al. (2008), Benzoni et al. (2010) [details]

Taxonomy Recently classified with Psammocoridae (Stefani et al., 2008; Benzoni et al. 2010)  
Taxonomy Recently classified with Psammocoridae (Stefani et al., 2008; Benzoni et al. 2010) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Psammocora Dana, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204148 on 2024-05-30
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1997-02-03 14:17:27Z
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2000-09-13 08:59:56Z
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Martinez, Olga
2013-01-26 18:25:34Z
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2013-02-05 17:27:31Z
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original description 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]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Stephanaria Verrill, 1867) Verrill, A. E. (1867). Notes on Radiata in the museum of Yale College with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 2. Notes on the echinoderms of Panama and the west coast of America, with descriptions of a new genus. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1(2): 251-322., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13465264#page/261/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Stephanocora Verrill, 1866) Verrill, A.E. (1866). On the polyps and corals from Panama with descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 10: 323-333., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9492305 [details]   

original description  (of Plesioseris Duncan, 1884) 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]   

basis of record Benzoni, F., Stefani, F., Stolarski, J., Pichon, M., Mitta, G., Galli, P. 2007. Debating phylogenetic relationships of the scleractinian Psammocora: molecular and morphological evidences. Contributions to Zoology 76: 35-54., available online at http://dpc.uba.uva.nl/cgi/t/text/get-pdf?c=ctz;idno=7601a04 [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. [details]   

additional source Stefani, F., Benzoni, F., Pichon, M., Mitta, G., Galli, P. 2008. Genetic and morphometric evidence for unresolved species boundaries in the coral genus Psammocora (Cnidaria; Scleractinia). Hydrobiologia 596: 153-172. [details]   

additional source Durham JW. (1947). Corals from the Gulf of California and the north Pacific Coast of America. <em>Memoirs of the Geological Society of America.</em> 20: 1-68.
page(s): 5 [details]   

additional source Stefani F, Benzoni F, Pichon M, Cancelliere C, Galli P. (2008). A multidisciplinary approach to the definition of species boundaries in branching species of the coral genus Psammocora (Cnidaria, Scleractinia). <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 37(1): 71-91. [details]   

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T, Eguchi M. (1936). Recent reef-building corals from Japan and the South Sea Islands under the Japanese mandate. I. <em>The Science reports of the Tôhoku Imperial University, Sendai, 2nd Series (Geologie).</em> Special Volume 1: 1-66, pls. 1-59.
page(s): Pl. XLV Fig. 9 [details]   

additional source Yabe H, Sugiyama T. (1935). Revised list of the reef-corals from the Japanese seas and of the fossil reef corals of the raised reefs and the Ryukyu limestone of Japan. <em>Journal of the Geological Society of Japan.</em> 42: 379-403.
page(s): 397 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M. (1976). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astroceoniidae, Pocilloporidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 1: 1-86. [details]   

additional source Dana, J.D. (1846-1847). On Zoophytes. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts, Second Series.</em> 2(4): 64-69; 2(5): 187-202; 3(7): 1-24; 3(8): 160-163; 3(9): 337-347. New-Haven., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28135503
page(s): 344-345 [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): 130 [details]   

additional source Bassett-Smith, P.W. (1890). Report on the corals from Tizard and Macclesfield Banks, China Sea. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History,.</em> 6(35): 353-374, 443-458, pls. 12-14., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222939008694050
page(s): 359, 448 [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]   

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): 33, 74 [details]   

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1868-1870). Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1, 6, 377-558.
page(s): 501 [details]   

additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
page(s): 294 [details]   

additional source Amaral, F. D.; Ramos, C. A. C.; Leão, Z. M. A. N.; Kikuchi, R. K. P.; Lima, K. K. M.; Longo, L.; Cordeiro, R. T. S.; Lira, S. M. A.; Vasconcelos, S. L. (2009). Checklist and morphometry of benthic cnidarians from the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 50, 277-290
page(s): 287 [details]   

additional source Dunn, D. F. (1982). Cnidaria. McGraw-Hill Book Company. New York and other cities., volume 1, pp. 669-706
page(s): 701 [details]   
 
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Nontype BMNH, geounit Taiwanese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 6-83, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype WAM 753-86, geounit Ashmore-Cartier Is. [details]
From editor or global species database
Description See Stefani et al. (2008), Benzoni et al. (2010) [details]

Taxonomy Recently classified with Psammocoridae (Stefani et al., 2008; Benzoni et al. 2010) [details]
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