Taxon name selected

Porites paschalensis Vaughan, 1906


Probable synonym of

Target Taxon

Porites lobata Dana, 1846

Selected taxon name information

Authority reference(s):

Vaughan, T.W. (1906a). Report on the scientific results of the expedition to the eastern tropical Pacific. VI Madreporaria. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 50(3):1-72, pls. 1-10. (For species details see pp. 71-72 and Plates 9 & 10)

Taxonomic note: See Wells (1983) for previous use of this name

Target taxon name information

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