WoRMS taxon details

Stichopathes Brook, 1889

Stichopathes sp., 626 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by D. Wagner.
 

103308  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:103308)

accepted
Genus
Stichopathes pourtalesi Brook, 1889 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Stichopathes abyssicola Roule, 1902
Species Stichopathes aggregata van Pesch, 1914
Species Stichopathes alcocki Cooper, 1909
Species Stichopathes bispinosa Summers, 1910
Species Stichopathes bournei Cooper, 1909
Species Stichopathes ceylonensis Thomson & Simpson, 1905
Species Stichopathes contorta Thomson & Simpson, 1905
Species Stichopathes dissimilis Roule, 1902
Species Stichopathes echinulata Brook, 1889
Species Stichopathes euoplos Schultze, 1903
Species Stichopathes eustropha Pax, 1931
Species Stichopathes filiformis Gray, 1868
Species Stichopathes flagellum Roule, 1902
Species Stichopathes gracilis Gray, 1857
Species Stichopathes gravieri Molodtsova, 2006
Species Stichopathes indica Schultze, 1903
Species Stichopathes japonica Silberfeld, 1909
Species Stichopathes longispina Cooper, 1909
Species Stichopathes lutkeni Brook, 1889
Species Stichopathes maldivensis Cooper, 1903
Species Stichopathes occidentalis Gray, 1860
Species Stichopathes papillosa Thomson & Simpson, 1905
Species Stichopathes paucispina (Brook, 1889)
Species Stichopathes pourtalesi Brook, 1889
Species Stichopathes regularis Cooper, 1909
Species Stichopathes richardi Roule, 1902
Species Stichopathes saccula van Pesch, 1914
Species Stichopathes semiglabra van Pesch, 1914
Species Stichopathes setacea Gray, 1860
Species Stichopathes seychellensis Cooper, 1909
Species Stichopathes solorensis van Pesch, 1914
Species Stichopathes spiessi Opresko & Genin, 1990
Species Stichopathes spinosa Silberfeld, 1909
Species Stichopathes variabilis van Pesch, 1914

Species Stichopathes robusta Gravier, 1918 accepted as Bathypathes robusta (Gravier, 1918) (new combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Brook, G., 1889. Report on the Antipatharia.— Rep. Sci. Res. Voy. H.M.S. Challenger, Zool. 32 (80): 1-222, pls 1-15. [details]   
Molodtsova, T.; Opresko, D. (2018). World List of Antipatharia. Stichopathes Brook, 1889. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103308 on 2018-02-17
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2011-12-02 06:03:28Z
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original description Brook, G., 1889. Report on the Antipatharia.— Rep. Sci. Res. Voy. H.M.S. Challenger, Zool. 32 (80): 1-222, pls 1-15. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Opresko, D.M. (2001). Antipatharia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 109 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 



Stichopathes sp., 626 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by D. Wagner.
 

Stichopathes pourtalesi, 75-110 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
 
[image from typetaxon]

Stichopathes sp., 80 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. At this time, this species cannot be assigned to any nominal species; however, not all nominal species in this genus have been adequately characterized. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
 

Stichopathes poutalesi, 300 m Bermuda.

Photograph courtesy of A. Rogers and XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey. Identifications by D. Wagner. For more information see: Wagner D & Shuler A (2017). The black coral fauna (Cnidaria: Antipatharia) of Bermuda with new records. Zootaxa 4344(2): 367-379.
 
[image from typetaxon]