WoRMS taxon details

Desmophyllum Ehrenberg, 1834

135093  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135093)

accepted
Genus
Madrepora dianthus Esper, 1794 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum quinarium Tenison-Woods, 1879
Species Desmophyllum striatum Cairns, 1979

Species Desmophyllum alabastrum Alcock, 1902 accepted as Javania lamprotichum (Moseley, 1880)
Species Desmophyllum antarcticum Gravier, 1914 accepted as Javania antarctica (Gravier, 1914)
Species Desmophyllum cailleti Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum capense Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum costatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum cristagalli Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794) (Synonym)
Species Desmophyllum cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum delicatum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum eburneum Moseley, 1881 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum galapagense Vaughan, 1906 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum gasti Döderlein, 1913 accepted as Thalamophyllia gasti (Döderlein, 1913)
Species Desmophyllum gracile Studer, 1878 accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Species Desmophyllum incertum Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Oxysmilia rotundifolia (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848)
Species Desmophyllum ingens Moseley, 1880 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum lamprotichum Moseley, 1880 accepted as Javania lamprotichum (Moseley, 1880)
Species Desmophyllum nobile Verrill, 1885 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum pseudoseptata Eguchi, 1965 accepted as Javania antarctica (Gravier, 1914)
Species Desmophyllum reflexum Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum riisei Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Thalamophyllia riisei (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum serpuliforme Gravier, 1915 accepted as Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
Species Desmophyllum simplex Verrill, 1870 accepted as Thalamophyllia riisei (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum solidum Pourtalès, 1871 accepted as Thalamophyllia riisei (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Desmophyllum stellaria Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) europaea (Risso, 1826)
Species Desmophyllum tenuescens Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Thalamophyllia tenuescens (Gardiner, 1899)
Species Desmophyllum vitreum Alcock, 1898 accepted as Javania cailleti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
marine
recent + fossil
Depth range 8-2460 m  
Depth range 8-2460 m [details]

Fossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent [details]
WoRMS (2018). Desmophyllum Ehrenberg, 1834. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135093 on 2018-02-24
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-07-31 06:57:06Z
changed
Camba Reu, Cibran
2010-08-09 23:59:51Z
changed
2010-09-13 23:22:01Z
changed

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basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, 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. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

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

additional source Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., A. F. Budd, B. Lathuiliere, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski, and K. G. Johnson, 2010. Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [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] 

additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 125: 1-235. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1994. Scleractinia of the Temperate North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 557:150 pp., 42 plates, 3 figs.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofThalassiotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1861) Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 8-2460 m [details]

Fossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]