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Porites lobata Dana, 1846


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Porites lobata Dana, 1846

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Authority reference(s):

Dana, J.D. (1846a). Zoophytes, in United States Exploring Expedition. During the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Under the command of Charles Wilkes, U.S.N. (Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard), 7:1-740. (For species details see pp. 562-563 and Plate 55, Figs. 1 & 1a-b)

Taxonomic note: A species complex

Taxonomic reference(s):

Wells, J.W. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands. Bikini and nearby atolls, part 2, oceanography (biologic). Professional Papers of the United States Geological Survey 260:385-486, pls. 94-185.

Veron, J.E.N. and Pichon, M. (1982). Scleractinia of eastern Australia. Part IV. Family Poritidae. (Townsville, Australia: Australian Institute of Marine Science), 5:1-159.

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

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