WoRMS taxon details

Balanophyllia Wood, 1844

135108  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135108)

accepted
Genus
Subgenus Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) Wood, 1844
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bayeri Cairns, 1979
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei van der Horst, 1938
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) capensis Verrill, 1865
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cellulosa Duncan, 1873
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) chnous Squires, 1962
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) corniculans (Alcock, 1902)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cornu Moseley, 1881
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassiseptum Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassitheca Cairns, 1995
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diademata van der Horst, 1927
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dilatata Dennant, 1904
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dineta Cairns, 1977
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diomedeae Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dubia (Semper, 1872)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) europaea (Risso, 1826)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) floridana Pourtalès, 1868
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1881)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemmifera Klunzinger, 1879
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) generatrix Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1881
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hadros Cairns, 1979
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) helenae Duncan, 1876
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) iwayamaensis Abe, 1938
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) javaensis Cairns, 2001 †
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) kalakauai Wright, 1882
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) laysanensis Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) merguiensis Duncan, 1889
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parallela (Semper, 1872)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parvula Moseley, 1881
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 †
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) profundicella Gardiner, 1899
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) rediviva Moseley, 1881
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabra Alcock, 1893
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabrosa (Dana, 1846)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) serrata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) spongiosa Cairns, 2004
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) striata Duncan, 1876
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tenuis van der Horst, 1922
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) thalassae Zibrowius, 1980
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) ukrainensis Cairns, 2001 †
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) wellsi Cairns, 1977
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) yongei Crossland, 1952
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) annae van der Horst, 1933 accepted as Rhizopsammia annae (van der Horst, 1933)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) buccina Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) eguchii Wells, 1982 accepted as Cladopsammia eguchii (Wells, 1982)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elliptica (Tenison-Woods, 1878) accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gaditana Duncan, 1873 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1881
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) incisa Crossland, 1952 accepted as Dendrophyllia incisa (Crossland, 1952)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouiensis Squires, 1961 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) nouhuysi Van Der Horst, 1922 accepted as Dendrophyllia arbuscula van der Horst, 1922
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) osburni Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1907
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) ponderosa van der Horst, 1926 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001 (synonym)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) praecipua Gardiner & Waugh, 1939 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scheeri Durham, 1962 accepted as Rhizopsammia verrilli van der Horst, 1922
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) sumbayaensis Cairns, 2001 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) teres Cairns, 1994 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001 (junior homonym)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tiburonensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) troprobanae Bourne, 1905 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905 (misspelling)
  » Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) variabilis Gerth, 1921 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) javaensis Cairns, 2001 † (synonym)
Subgenus Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Balanophyllia calyculus Wood, 1844 †

Species Balanophyllia balaerica Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
Species Balanophyllia brevis Duncan, 1882 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
Species Balanophyllia cornu Sokolow, 1894 † accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) ukrainensis Cairns, 2001 † (junior homonym)
Species Balanophyllia formosa Gravier, 1915 accepted as Leptopsammia formosa (Gravier, 1915)
Species Balanophyllia socialis sensu Duncan, 1870 accepted as Leptopsammia britannica (Duncan, 1870)
Species Balanophyllia togata van der Horst, 1927 accepted as Pourtalopsammia togata (van der Horst, 1927)
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Depth range 0-1150 m  
Depth range 0-1150 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent  
Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Balanophyllia Wood, 1844. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135108 on 2018-06-22
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-06 06:55:51Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-07 13:48:11Z
checked

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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 Cairns, S.D. (1999). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Deep-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia from Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. in: Crosnier, A. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 20. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie. 180: 31-167. (look up in IMIS[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 Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2001. A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Smith. Cont. Zool. 615: 75 pp., 14 pls., 3 figs.  [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., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate and zooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-1150 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]