WoRMS taxon details

Madracis decactis (Lyman, 1859)

287107  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287107)

accepted
Species
Astraea decactis Lyman, 1859 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Astrea decactis (Lyman, 1859) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madracis decactis f. decactis (Lyman, 1850) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Madracis decactis f. luciphila Wells, 1973 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Pentalophora lamellosa (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Reussia lamellosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Forma Madracis decactis f. decactis (Lyman, 1850) accepted as Madracis decactis (Lyman, 1859) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Forma Madracis decactis f. luciphila Wells, 1973 accepted as Madracis decactis (Lyman, 1859) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Forma Madracis decactis f. mirabilis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) accepted as Madracis myriaster (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Forma Madracis decactis f. pharensis (Heller, 1868) accepted as Madracis pharensis (Heller, 1868) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Forma Madracis decactis f. typica Zlatarski & Martinez-Estallela, 1982 accepted as Madracis decactis (Lyman, 1859) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Astraea decactis Lyman, 1859) Lyman T (1859) On a new species of (Astraea decactis). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 6: 260-263. [details]   
Lectotype  (of Reussia lamellosa Duchassaing &...  
Lectotype (of Reussia lamellosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 266, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Madracis decactis (Lyman, 1859). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287107 on 2022-10-02
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original description  (of Astraea decactis Lyman, 1859) Lyman T (1859) On a new species of (Astraea decactis). Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 6: 260-263. [details]   

original description  (of Reussia lamellosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Madracis decactis f. typica Zlatarski & Martinez-Estallela, 1982) Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley, 742 pp [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Cairns SD, Jaap WC, Lang JC. (2009). Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder DL. Camp DK (eds.) Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 333–347. [details]   

additional source Amaral, F. D., Hudson, M. M., Steiner, A. Q., & Ramos, C. A. C. 2007. Corals and calcified hydroids of the Manuel Luiz Marine State Park (State of Maranhao, northeast Brazil). Biota Neotropica 7: 73-81.
page(s): 2, 3, 7 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; den Hartog, J.C.; Arneson, C.; Rützler, K. (1986). Class Anthozoa (Corals, Anemones). In: Sterrer W (ed) Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda. A systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. <em>John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, USA.</em> pp. 159-194.
page(s): 180, Plate 52 [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 Vermeij MJA, Diekmann OE, Bak RPM. (2003). A new species of scleractinian coral (Cnidaria, Anthozoa), Madracis carmabi, n. sp. from the Caribbean. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 73: 679-684.
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additional source Zlatarski VN, Martinez Estalella N. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. <em>Editions l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, Sofia.</em> 472 pp. [details]   

additional source Figueira de Paula, A.; Creed, J. C. (2004). Two species of the coral Tubastraea (Cnidaria, Scleractinia) in Brazil: a case of accidental introduction. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 74: 175-183.
page(s): 175 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Fenner, D.P. (1993). Species distinctions among several Caribbean stony corals. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 53, 1099-1116.
page(s): 1099, 1100, 1101, 1103, 1104, 1110, 1111, 1112 [details]   

additional source Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168.
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additional source Verrill AE. (1901). Comparisons of the Bermudian, West Indian, and Brazilian Coral Faunae. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 169-206, pls. 10-35.
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additional source Pourtalès, L.F., de. (1874). Zoölogical results of the Hassler Expedition, III. Crinoids and corals. <em>Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard.</em> 8: 25-50, pls. 6-9. [details]   

additional source Cortès, J., Guzmán, H. (1985). Organismos de los arrecifes coralinos de Costa Rica III. Descripcion y distribucion geografica de corales escleractinios (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia) de la Costa Caribe. <em>Brenesia.</em> 24: 63-123. [details]   

additional source Verrill, A.E. (1907). The Bermuda Islands. Part IV. Geology and paleontology, and part V. An account of the coral reefs. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 12: 45-348., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14214322
page(s): 239 [details]   

additional source Reyes J, Santodomingo N, Flórez P. (2010). Corales Escleractinios de Colombia. <em>Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia.</em> pp 1-246. [details]   

additional source Locke, J. M.; Weil, E.; Coates, K. A. (2007). A newly documented species of Madracis (Scleractinia: Pocilloporidae) from the Caribbean. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington , 120(2): 214-226
page(s): 216, 223 [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume II: Families Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae, Euphyllidae, Oculinidae, Meandrinidae, Siderastreidae, Agariciidae, Fungiidae, Rhizangiidae, Pectiniidae, Merulinidae, Dendrophylliidae, Caryophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 2, pp. 429.
page(s): 18-19 [details]   

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1907). Additions to the Anthozoa and Hydrozoa of the Bermudas. Anthozoa. Verrill, A. E. New Haven, Conn., chapter 5, edition 2nd, volume 1, pp. 551-572
page(s): 554 [details]   

additional source Zlatarski, V. N.; Estalella, N. M. (1980). Scleractinia of Cuba with data on the constituent organisms [in Bulgarian]. Bulgarian Academy of Science. Sophia., pp. 312.
page(s): 23, 24, 26, 39-40, 45, 243, 250, 300, 304 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S. D. (1982). Stony corals (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa, Scleractinia) of Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington., chapter 17, pp. 271-302
page(s): 272, 274-275, Plate 4, Figure 120c-d [details]   

additional source Barrios-Suárez, L. M.; Reyes, J. O.; Navas, G. R.; García, C. B. (2002). Distribution of anemones (Anthozoa: Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia) in the area of Santa Marta, Colombian Caribbean [Distribución de las anémonas (Anthozoa: Actiniaria y Corallimorpharia) en el área de Santa Marta, Caribe columbiano]. Ciencias Marinas, 28(1): 37-48
page(s): 40-41 [details]   

additional source Echeverría, C. A.; Pires, D. de Oliveira; Medeiros, M. S.; Castro, C. B. (1997). Cnidarians of the Atol das Rocas, Brazil. Proceedings of the Eighth International Coral Reef Symposium, 1, 443-446
page(s): 445 [details]   

additional source Castro, C. B.; Echeverría, C. A.; Pires, D. de Oliveira; Fonseca, C. G. (1999). Distribuição do bentos (Cnidaria e Echinodermata) em costões rochosos da Baía da Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. PPGE-UFRJ. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil., volume VII, pp. 179-193
page(s): 183-185 [details]   

additional source Laborel, J. (1970). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, 2, E, (3): 7-261
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additional source Reed, J. K. (1985). Deepest distribution of Atlantic hermatypic corals discovered in the Bahamas. Proceedings of the Fifth International Coral Reef Congress, 6, 249-254
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additional source Neves, E.; Johnsson, R.; Sampaio, C.; Pichon, M. (2006). The occurrence of Scolymia cubensis in Brazil: revising the problem of the Caribbean solitary mussids. Zootaxa, 1366, 45-54
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additional source Gasparini, J. L.; Floeter, S. R.; Ferreira, C. E. L.; Sazima, I. (2005). Marine ornamental trade in Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation, 14, 2883-2899
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additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
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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
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additional source Pires, D. de Oliveira; Castro, C. B.; Migotto, Á. E.; Marques, A. C. (1992). Cnidários bentônicos do Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha, Brasil. Boletim do Museu Nacional (Rio de Janeiro), N.S., (354): 1-21
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additional source Sánchez M, Armando J. (1995). Benthic communities and geomorphology of the Tesoro Island coral reef, Colombian Caribbean. <em>Boletín de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras-INVEMAR,.</em> 24(1):.55-77. [details]   

additional source Laborel J. (1967). A revised list of Brazilian scleractinian corals and description of a new species. <em>Postilla Yale Peabody Museum.</em> 107: 1-14.
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additional source Britton, J.C. & B. Morton, 1989. Shore ecology of the Gulf of Mexico : i-viii, 1-387.
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additional source Guzman, H.M., 1998. Diversity of stony, soft and black corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia, Gorgonacea, Antipatharia; Hydrozoa: Milleporina) at Cayos Cochinos, Bay Islands, Honduras. Rev. Biol. Trop. 46 Suppl. 4: 75-80.
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additional source Pourtalès, L. F. de. (1871). Deep-sea corals. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 2 (4): 1-93, pls. 1-8., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.13636
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additional source Quelch JJ. (1886). Report on the Reef-corals collected by H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–1876. Zoology.</em> 16 (46): 1-203, pl. 1-12., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-46/README.htm
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additional source Verrill, A. E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 1: 29-60., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587563
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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.
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additional source Amaral, F. D.; Hudson, M. M.; da Silveira, F. L.; Migotto, A. E.; Pinto, S. M.; Longo, L. (2002). Cnidarians of Saint Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, Northeast Brazil. <em>Proceedings of the Ninth International Coral Reef Symposium.</em> 1, 567-571.
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additional source Steiner, S.C.C., 2003. Stony corals and reefs of Dominica. Atoll Res. Bull. : 497-508.
page(s): 5, 7 [details]   
 
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    Definitions

Lectotype (of Reussia lamellosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) MRSN 266, geounit United States Virgin Islands [details]
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Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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English ten-rayed star coralten-ray star coral  [details]
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