WoRMS taxon details

Villogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862

125316  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125316)

Species Villogorgia acanthostoma Germanos
Species Villogorgia alternans Wright & Studer
Species Villogorgia antillarum Aurivillius, 1931
Species Villogorgia arbuscula (Gray, 1889)
Species Villogorgia atra Thomson & Henderson
Species Villogorgia aurivilliusi Stiasny, 1942
Species Villogorgia bebrycoides (Koch, 1887)
Species Villogorgia brunnea Nutting, 1912
Species Villogorgia ceylonensis (Thomson & Henderson, 1905)
Species Villogorgia circium (Thomson & Henderson, 1906)
Species Villogorgia citrina Grasshoff, 1999
Species Villogorgia compressa Hiles, 1899
Species Villogorgia cristata Aurivillius, 1931
Species Villogorgia dubia (Kükenthal, 1924)
Species Villogorgia elegans Tixier-Durivault, 1972
Species Villogorgia fallax Kükenthal
Species Villogorgia flabellata (Gray, 1870)
Species Villogorgia flagellata Whitelegge, 1897
Species Villogorgia flavescens Nutting, 1910
Species Villogorgia foliata Thomson & Russell
Species Villogorgia fruticosa Germanos
Species Villogorgia glaesaria Grasshoff, 1999
Species Villogorgia gracilis (Studer, 1878)
Species Villogorgia gracilis (Thomson, 1905)
Species Villogorgia intricata (Gray, 1870)
Species Villogorgia japonica Aurivillius, 1931
Species Villogorgia mabalith Grasshoff, 2000
Species Villogorgia mauritiensis Ridley, 1882
Species Villogorgia nigrescens Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Species Villogorgia nozzolea Grasshoff, 1996
Species Villogorgia robusta Thomson & Henderson
Species Villogorgia rubra Hiles, 1899
Species Villogorgia serrata Nutting, 1910
Species Villogorgia spatulata (Nutting, 1910)
Species Villogorgia tenuis (Nutting, 1908)
Species Villogorgia teretiflora Aurivillius, 1931
Species Villogorgia timorensis Nutting, 1910
Species Villogorgia tuberculata Hiles
Species Villogorgia zimmmermani Bayer, 1949

Species Villogorgia inermis Nutting, 1910 accepted as Trimuricea inermis (Nutting, 1910)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2019). World List of Octocorallia. Villogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125316 on 2019-11-13
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2006-09-29 11:38:53Z
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
2019-06-13 15:37:37Z

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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 Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands.</em> 373 pp, 27 pls. [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 

Villogorgia sp., 60 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.