WoRMS taxon details

Gorgoniidae Lamouroux, 1812

125275  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125275)

accepted
Family
Genus Adelogorgia Bayer, 1958
Genus Antillogorgia Bayer, 1951
Genus Eugorgia Verrill, 1868
Genus Eunicella Verrill, 1869
Genus Filigorgia Stiasny, 1937
Genus Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Guaiagorgia Grasshoff & Alderslade, 1997
Genus Hicksonella Nutting, 1910
Genus Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857
Genus Olindagorgia Bayer, 1981
Genus Pacifigorgia Bayer, 1951
Genus Phycogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Genus Phyllogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Genus Pinnigorgia Grasshoff & Alderslade, 1997
Genus Pseudopterogorgia Kükenthal, 1919
Genus Pterogorgia Ehrenberg, 1834
Genus Rumphella Bayer, 1955
Genus Tobagogorgia Sánchez, 2007

Genus Asperogorgia Stiasny, 1943 accepted as Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Busella Gray, 1870 accepted as Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Callistephanus Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Swiftia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Genus Hymenogorgia Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Phyllogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 (synonym)
Genus Litigorgia Verrill, 1868 accepted as Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Lophogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857
Genus Muritella Gray, 1870 accepted as Psammogorgia Verrill, 1868 (synonym)
Genus Platycaulos Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Swiftia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)
Genus Rhipidigorgia Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Rhipidogorgia Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym, alternate representation)
Genus Xiphigorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Pterogorgia Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Gorgoniidae Lamouroux, 1812. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125275 on 2021-11-27
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basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1951). A revision of the nomenclature of the Gorgoniidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) with an illustrated key to the genera. <em>Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.</em> 41(3): 91-102., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39696967 [details]   
 
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