WoRMS taxon details

Paramuricea Kölliker, 1865

125311  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125311)

accepted
Genus
Species Paramuricea aequatorialis Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Paramuricea biscaya Grasshoff, 1977
Species Paramuricea candida Grasshoff, 1977
Species Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1826)
Species Paramuricea echinata Deichmann, 1936
Species Paramuricea grandis Verrill, 1883
Species Paramuricea grayi (Johnson, 1861)
Species Paramuricea hawaiiensis Nutting, 1908
Species Paramuricea hirsuta (Gray, 1851)
Species Paramuricea hyalina Kükenthal, 1919
Species Paramuricea indica Thomson & Henderson, 1906
Species Paramuricea intermedia Kölliker, 1865
Species Paramuricea johnsoni (Studer, 1878)
Species Paramuricea laxa Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Paramuricea macrospina (Koch, 1882)
Species Paramuricea multispina Deichmann, 1936
Species Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Paramuricea ramosa Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Paramuricea robusta Thomson & Ritchie, 1906
Species Paramuricea spinosa Kölliker, 1865
Species Paramuricea tenuis Verrill, 1883

Species Paramuricea atlantica (Johnson, 1862) accepted as Spinimuricea atlantica (Johnson, 1862)
Species Paramuricea borealis Verrill accepted as Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Paramuricea chamaeleon (Koch, 1887) accepted as Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1826)
Species Paramuricea contorta Koch, 1886 accepted as Paramuricea grayi (Johnson, 1861)
Species Paramuricea graciosa Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974 accepted as Placogorgia graciosa (Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1975)
Species Paramuricea kukenthali Broch, 1912 accepted as Muriceides kükenthali (Broch, 1912)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Paramuricea Kölliker, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125311 on 2018-11-16
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2018-03-26 20:51:19Z
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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 Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [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. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 



Paramuricea sp., 432 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

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

Paramuricea sp., 517 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

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

Paramuricea sp., 686 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

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

Paramuricea sp., 2043 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition.