WoRMS taxon details

Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834

135116  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135116)

accepted
Genus
Monomyces anthophyllum Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Monomyces pygmaea (Risso, 1826) (type by subsequent designation)
marine
recent + fossil
Depth range 0-410 m  
Depth range 0-410 m [details]

Description Indo-Pacific genus of non-reef building scleractinians. Solitary, attached, shaped like an inverted cone or trumpet-shaped....  
Description Indo-Pacific genus of non-reef building scleractinians. Solitary, attached, shaped like an inverted cone or trumpet-shaped. Lateral rootlets are present, and columellae are absent (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Miocene to Recent  
Fossil range Miocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Monomyces Ehrenberg, 1834. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135116 on 2018-04-21
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-18 13:29:38Z
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 Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

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

Depth range 0-410 m [details]

Description Indo-Pacific genus of non-reef building scleractinians. Solitary, attached, shaped like an inverted cone or trumpet-shaped. Lateral rootlets are present, and columellae are absent (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Miocene to Recent [details]