WoRMS taxon details

Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767)

287962  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287962)

accepted
Species
Astraea (Orbicella) argus Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Astraea (Orbicella) radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Astraea astroites (Pallas, 1766) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (misspelling)
Astraea astroites var. porosa Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (misspelling)
Astraea astroites var. stellaris Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (misspelling)
Astraea endothecata Duncan, 1863 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Astraea radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Astrea argus Lamarck, 1816 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Astrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Astrea conferta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Astrea radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Explanaria argus (Lamarck, 1816) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Explanaria argus var. columnaris Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Explanaria argus var. complanata Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Explanaria argus var. impressa Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Explanaria radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Favia cavernosa (Linneaus, 1767) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Favia cavernosa astroites Oken, 1815 · unaccepted > unavailable name
Heliastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Heliastraea conferta (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Heliastraea cylindrica (Duncan, 1863) † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Heliastraea endothecata (Duncan, 1863) † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Heliastraea radiata (Ehrenberg, 1834) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Heliastrea radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora astroides Pallas, 1766 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Madrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767 · unaccepted > superseded combination (basionym)
Madrepora radiata Ellis & Solander, 1786 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Matrepora radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Montastraea brasiliana (Verrill, 1901) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Montastrea braziliana (Verrill, 1902) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Montastrea cavernata (Linneaus, 1767) · unaccepted > misspelling
Montastrea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Montastrea cavernosa guineensis Gravier, 1910 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicella argus (Lamarck, 1801) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicella cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Orbicella cavernosa hirta Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicella cavernosa var. compacta Vaughan, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1901 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Orbicella radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Madrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Montastraea cavernosa (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287962 on 2022-09-26
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-03-16 01:08:52Z
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2014-05-31 15:33:07Z
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2019-05-20 08:13:48Z
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2022-05-29 06:08:19Z
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original description  (of Orbicella braziliana Verrill, 1901) 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. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora cavernosa Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus, C. (1767). Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Ed. 12. 1., Regnum Animale. 1 & 2. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Orbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1901) 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. [details]   

original description  (of Orbicella cavernosa var. compacta Vaughan, 1901) Vaughan TW. (1901). Some fossil corals from the elevated reefs of Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire (West Indies). <em>Sammlung Geologische Rijksmuseum. Leiden.</em> 2: 1-91. [details]   

original description  (of Astraea endothecata Duncan, 1863) Duncan PM. (1863). On the fossil corals of the West Indian Islands - Part I. <em>Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.</em> 19: 406-458, pls. 13-16. [details]   

original description  (of Madrepora radiata Ellis & Solander, 1786) Ellis, J.; Solander, D. (1786). The Natural History of many curious and uncommon Zoophytes, collected from various parts of the Globe. Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander. 4.(Benjamin White & Son: London): 1-206, pls 1-63., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41943909 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Madrepora astroides Pallas, 1766) Pallas, P. S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas descriptiones, cum selectis auctorum synonymis. <em>[book].</em> pp. 451, Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6019361 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Astrea argus Lamarck, 1816) Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]   

original description  (of Astrea conferta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1849). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 4. Monographie des Astréides (1) (suite). <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 12, 3, 95-197. [details]   

original description  (of Astraea astroites var. stellaris Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   

original description  (of Astraea astroites var. porosa Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   

original description  (of Explanaria argus var. complanata Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   

original description  (of Explanaria argus var. impressa Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862 [details]   

original description  (of Montastrea cavernosa guineensis Gravier, 1910) Gravier, C. (1910). Madréporaires des Iles Sao Tome et du Prince,. <em>Annales de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco,.</em> 1: 1-17, pls. 1-9. [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] 

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 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, 5, 6, 7 [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.
page(s): 436 [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 Lira, S.M.A., Farrapeira, C.M.R., Amaral, F.M.D. & Ramos, C.A.C. (2010). Sessile and sedentary macrofauna from the Pirapama shipwreck, Pernambuco, Brazil. <em>Biota Neotropica, 10(4), 155–166.</em> , available online at https://doi.org/10.1590/S1676-06032010000400021
page(s): 2, 4 [details]   

additional source Budd, A.F. (1991). Neogene paleontology in the northern Dominican Republic 11. The family Faviidae (Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Part I. The Genera Monstastraea and Solenastrea. <em>Bulletins of American Paleontology.</em> 101: 1-83. [details]   

additional source Reimer JD, Ono S, Fujiwara Y, Takishita K, Tsukahara J. (2004). Reconsidering Zoanthus spp. diversity: molecular evidence of conspecificity within four previously presumed species. <em>Zoological Science.</em> 21: 517–525.
page(s): 524 [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 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): 17, 26, 69-73, 75, 155, 192-204, 208-231, 235-237, 242, 244, 246, 247, 250, 269, 299, 306 [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): 39-41 [details]   

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
page(s): 52 [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): 278, 280, 281, 283, 286 [details]   

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 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.
page(s): 77 [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): 29 [details]   
 
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Nontype (of Orbicella cavernosa var. hirta Verrill, 1901) YPM, geounit Brazilian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type (of Heliastrea radiata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)) MRSN 338, geounit Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LanguageName 
English large-cupped boulder corallarge star coralgreat star coralfalse knob coral  [details]
German Große Sternkoralle [from synonym]  [details]
To Digital Atlas Of Marine Species & Locations, DAMSL (Great star coral)
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