Montastraea de Blainville, 1830

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoaScleractiniaFaviidae

  • 23,548

    Occurrences
  • 23

    Species
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Overview

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Man. Actin. , 374.

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Scleractinia
family
Faviidae
genus
Montastraea
species
23
 
complete classification

Description

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Bibliography

Blainville, H. M. de 1830. Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d’après l’état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement a l’utlité qu’en peuvent retirer la médicine, l’agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68.

Budd, A. F. , Fukami, H. , Smith, N. D. & Knowlton, N. 2012. Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 465–529.

Corallosphere

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.

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.