Montastraea faveolata (Ellis & Solan…

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoaScleractiniaFaviidaeMontastraea

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Overview

Full Name

Montastraea faveolata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)

Common names

  • mountainous star coral eng
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Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Scleractinia
family
Faviidae
genus
Montastraea
species
Montastraea faveolata
 
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Description

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Bibliography

Cairns, S. D. , Jaap, W. C. , and J. C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D. L. and D. K. Camp (eds. ), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

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.

Humann P, DeLoach N (2002) Reef coral identification Florida Caribbean Bahamas. New World Publications, Jacksonville, Florida, pp. 1-287.

S. D. Cairns, B. W. Hoeksema & J. van der Land, update Oct. 2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

Weil E, Knowlton N (1994) A multi character analysis of the Caribbean coral Montastraea annularis (Ellis and Solander, 1786) and its two sibling species, M. faveolata (Ellis and Solander, 1786) and M. franski (Gregory, 1895). Bulletin of Marine Science 55:151–175.

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.