WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862

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.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
125316 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125316)
accepted
Genus
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia acanthostoma Germanos
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia alternans Wright & Studer
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia antillarum Aurivillius, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia arbuscula (Gray, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia atra Thomson & Henderson
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia aurivilliusi Stiasny, 1942
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia bebrycoides (Koch, 1887)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia brunnea Nutting, 1912
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia ceylonensis (Thomson & Henderson, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia circium Thomson & Henderson
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia citrina Grasshoff, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia compressa Hiles, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia cristata Aurivillius, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia dubia (Kükenthal, 1924)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia elegans Tixier-Durivault, 1972
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia fallax Kükenthal
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia flabellata (Gray, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia flagellata Whitelegge, 1897
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia flavescens Nutting, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia foliata Thomson & Russell
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia fruticosa Germanos
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia glaesaria Grasshoff, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia gracilis (Studer, 1878)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia gracilis (Thomson, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia intricata (Gray, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia japonica Aurivillius, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia mabalith Grasshoff, 2000
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia mauritiensis Ridley, 1882
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia nigrescens Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia nozzolea Grasshoff, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia robusta Thomson & Henderson
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia rubra Hiles, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia serrata Nutting, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia spatulata (Nutting, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia tenuis (Nutting, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia teretiflora Aurivillius, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia timorensis Nutting, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia tuberculata Hiles
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia zimmmermani Bayer, 1949

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVillogorgia inermis Nutting, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrimuricea inermis (Nutting, 1910)
marine
van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Villogorgia Duchassaing & Michelloti, 1862. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125316 on 2017-11-24

Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-29 11:38:53Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked

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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 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. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcamptogorgia Wright & Studer, 1889) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 



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.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor