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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 135161

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophylliidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia pertusa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrosmilia nomlandi Durham & Barnard, 1952
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia californica Durham, 1947
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophelia prolifera (Pallas, 1766)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia affinis Pourtalès, 1868
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia prolifera
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia prolifera f. brachycephala Moseley, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia prolifera f. gracilis Duncan, 1873
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia subcostata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophohelia tubulosa Studer, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora pertusa Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadrepora prolifera Pallas, 1766
Sources 
source of synonymy Zibrowius, H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco, 11. Musée océanographique de Monaco: Monaco. 3 volumes, including bibliography and taxonomic index pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 126 [details]

redescription Zibrowius, H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco, 11. Musée océanographique de Monaco: Monaco. 3 volumes, including bibliography and taxonomic index pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 126 [details]

redescription Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.  [details]

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

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspider hazards  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (25 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (146 nucleotides; 65 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 39-2775 m [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution in Nova Scotia waters; Nova Scotia south to New Jersey [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat slope [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Living coral thickets on Galway Mound, Porcupine Seabight
Living coral thickets ...
A detail of Lophelia pertusa and Madrepora oculata
A detail of Lophelia p...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135161
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135161 on 2014-12-18
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