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Orbicella annularis (Ellis and Solander, 1786)


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Orbicella annularis (Ellis and Solander, 1786)

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Authority reference(s):

Ellis, J. and Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes collected from various parts of the globe. London. 206pp. (For species details see p. 169)

Taxonomic note: Formerly in genus Montastraea

Taxonomic reference(s):

Laborel, J. (1969). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, Série E 2(3):1-260.

Roos, P.J. (1971). The shallow-water stony corals of the Netherlands Antilles. Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands 37(130):1-108, pls. 1-53.

Zlatarski, V.N. and Estalella, N.M. (1982). Les Scléractiniaires de Cuba avec des données sur les organismes associés. Sofia: Academie Bulgare des Sciences. 472pp.

Veron, J.E.N. (2000a). Corals of the World. Townsville: Australian Institute of Marine Science. Volumes 1-3. 1410pp.

Medina, M., Weil, E. and Szmant, A.M. (1999). Examination of the Montastraea annularis species complex (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) using ITS and COI sequences. Marine Biotechnology 1(1):89-97.

Budd, A.F., Fukami, H., Smith, N.D. and Knowlton, N. (2012). Taxonomic classification of the reef coral family Mussidae (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Scleractinia). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 166 465–529. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2012.00855.x.

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