WoRMS taxon details

Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1794)

117965  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117965)

accepted
Species
marine
Depth range 40-665 m  
Depth range 40-665 m [details]

Distribution North Atlantic from Denmark Strait, east of Greenland, northwest of Iceland through Faroes-Hebrides area to Norway and...  
Distribution North Atlantic from Denmark Strait, east of Greenland, northwest of Iceland through Faroes-Hebrides area to Norway and Rockall. Along the Norwegian coast the species is common in depths of about 40 to 400 m, frequently found together with the bankforming scleractinina Lophelia pertusa. Type locality: Norway.  [details]
Schuchert, P. (2018). World Hydrozoa Database. Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1794). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117965 on 2018-05-24
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original description  (ofStylaster gemmascens alaskanus Fisher, 1938) Fisher W.K. (1938). Hydrocorals of the North Pacific Ocean. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 84(3024): 493-554, pls 34-76., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/32837#page/543/mode/1up
page(s): 500, pls 47-48, pl. 54 fig. 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, 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. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

source of synonymy Zibrowius, H. & S.D. Cairns, 1992. Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. Paris, sér. A, Zool. 153 : 1-136. [details]   

redescription Zibrowius, H. & S.D. Cairns, 1992. Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). Mém. Mus. natn. Hist. nat. Paris, sér. A, Zool. 153 : 1-136. [details]   

redescription Schuchert, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.
page(s): 298 [details]   

basis of record  (ofMadrepora gemmascens Esper, 1794) Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J.Van Der Land, 1999. Appendix: List of extant stony corals. Atoll Research Bulletin 459: 13-46. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 40-665 m [details]

Distribution North Atlantic from Denmark Strait, east of Greenland, northwest of Iceland through Faroes-Hebrides area to Norway and Rockall. Along the Norwegian coast the species is common in depths of about 40 to 400 m, frequently found together with the bankforming scleractinina Lophelia pertusa. Type locality: Norway.  [details]

From other sources
Biology calcareous colonies, no free medusae [details]

Habitat shelf to slope [details]