WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857

Leptogorgia sp., 57 m Yellowtail Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 

125302  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125302)

accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia abietina Kükenthal, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia acuta Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia aequatorialis Bielschowsky, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia alba (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia albipunctata Stiasny, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia ampla (Verrill, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia annobonensis Grasshoff, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia arbuscula (Philippi, 1866)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia aureoflavescens Grasshoff, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia barbadensis (Bayer, 1961)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia barnardi Stiasny, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia bayeri Williams & Lindo, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia cabofalsoi (Stiasny, 1939)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia californica (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia capensis (Hickson, 1900)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia capverdensis (Grasshoff, 1986)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia cardinalis (Bayer, 1961)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia caryi Verrill, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia cauliculus (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia chilensis (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia christiae Guzman & Breedy, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia clavata (Horn, 1860)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia cofrini Breedy & Guzman, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia contorta Kükenthal, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia cortesi Breedy & Guzman, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia crista (Möbius, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia cuspidata Verrill, 1865
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia dakarensis Stiasny, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia daniana (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia dichotoma Verrill, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia diffusa (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia dioxys Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia divergens Studer, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia dubia Kükenthal, 1924
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia ena Breedy, Abeytia & Guzman, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia esperi Verrill, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia euryale (Bayer, 1952)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia exigua Verrill, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia fasciculata Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia festiva Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia filicrispa Horvath, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia flammea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia flexilis (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia florae (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia floridana Verrill, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia fruticosa Hickson, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia fuscopunctata (Koch, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia gaini (Stiasny, 1940)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia gilchristi (Hickson, 1904)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia gruveli (Stiasny, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia hebes Verrill, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia ignita Breedy & Guzman, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia labiata Verrill, 1870
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia laxa Hickson, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia longiramosa Kükenthal, 1924
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia lütkeni (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia maghrebensis (Stiasny, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia manabiensis Soler-Hurtado, Megina, Machordom & López-González, 2017
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia mariarosacea Del Mar Soler-Hurtado & López-González, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia medusa (Bayer, 1952)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia miniata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia multifida (Verrill, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia mutabilis (Breedy, Williams & Guzman, 2013)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia nobilis (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia obscura Bielschowsky, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia occidafricana (Stiasny, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia palma (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia panamensis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia parva Bielschowsky, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia peruana Verrill, 1868
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia peruviana (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia piccola Grasshoff, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pinnata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia porosissima Milne Edwards, 1857
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia principensis Grasshoff, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pseudogracilis Castro, Medeiros & Loiola, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pulcherrima Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pumicea (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pumila (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia punicea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia purpurea (Pallas, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia purpureomaculata Stiasny, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia purpureoviolacea (Stiasny, 1936)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pusilla Kükenthal, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia querciformis (Bielschowsky, 1918)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia radula (Möbius, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia ramulus (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia rathbunnii (Verrill, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia regis Hickson, 1928
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia rigida Verrill, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia riodouri Stiasny, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia rosea (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia ruberrima (Koch, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia rubra Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia rubroflavescens Stiasny, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia rubropurpurea (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia saharensis Stiasny, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia sanguinea (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia sarmentosa (Esper, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia senegalensis Stiasny, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia setacea (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia stheno (Bayer, 1952)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia styx Bayer, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia sulfurea Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia sylvanae Stiasny, 1940
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia taboguilla (Hickson, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia tenuis Verrill, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia tenuissima Kükenthal, 1919
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia tricorata Breedy & Cortés, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia varians (Koch, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia violacea (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia violetta Grasshoff, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia virgea (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia webbiana (Valenciennes, 1855)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia petechizans (Pallas, 1766) (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia aequatorialis Bielschowsky, 1918 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia obscura Bielschowsky, 1918 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia parva Bielschowsky, 1918 (nomen nudum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia ramulus (Valenciennes, 1855) (nomen nudum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia africana (Kükenthal, 1919) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia angolana Grasshoff, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiligorgia angolana (Grasshoff, 1992) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia angolana Grasshoff, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiligorgia angolana (Grasshoff, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia aurata Thomson, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia gilchristi (Hickson, 1904) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia boryana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllisella ceratophyta (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia formosa (Nutting, 1910) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopterogorgia formosa (Nutting, 1910) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia guineensis Grasshoff, 1988 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiligorgia guineensis (Grasshoff, 1988)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia lusitanica Stiasny, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia sarmentosa (Esper, 1789)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia pulchra Verrill, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia pulchra (Verrill, 1870) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia puniacea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia punicea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (lapsus calami)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiligorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia schoutedeni Stiasny, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiligorgia schoutedeni Stiasny, 1939
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptogorgia torresia (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopterogorgia torresia (Wright & Studer, 1889) (synonym)
marine
van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125302 on 2017-12-17

Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-14 06:45:32Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 05:35:46Z
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basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), 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. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 46: 351-401. [details]   

additional source Breedy; O.; Guzman, H.M. (2007). A revision of the genus Leptogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) in the eastern Pacific. Zootaxa. 1419: 1-90. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857) Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857) Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, September 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 279-296. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857) Breedy; O.; Guzman, H.M. (2007). A revision of the genus Leptogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) in the eastern Pacific. Zootaxa. 1419: 1-90. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857) Grasshoff, M. (1988). The Genus Leptogorgia (Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) in West Africa. Atlantide Report. 14, 91-147. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitigorgia Verrill, 1868) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 



Leptogorgia sp., 57 m Yellowtail Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 

Leptogorgia sp., 61 m Roughtongue Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor