WoRMS taxon details

Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758

267453  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267453)

accepted
Genus
Species Gorgonia capensis Hickson, 1900
Species Gorgonia clathrus Pallas, 1766
Species Gorgonia coarctata (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Gorgonia cribrum Valenciennes, 1846
Species Gorgonia crinita Valenciennes, 1855
Species Gorgonia elegans Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Gorgonia flabellum Linnaeus, 1758
Species Gorgonia flavescens Kükenthal, 1924
Species Gorgonia mariae Bayer, 1961
Species Gorgonia occatoria (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Gorgonia palma Pallas, 1766
Species Gorgonia reticulum Pallas, 1766
Species Gorgonia sarmentosa Esper, 1789
Species Gorgonia stricta Bertoloni, 1825
Species Gorgonia suberosa Pallas, 1766
Species Gorgonia subtilis Valenciennes, 1855
Species Gorgonia venosa Valenciennes, 1855
Species Gorgonia ventalina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Gorgonia venusta Dana, 1846

Species Gorgonia petezichans Pallas, 1766 (nomen dubium)

Species Gorgonia abies Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Cupressopathes abies (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia acerosa Pallas, 1766 accepted as Antillogorgia acerosa (Pallas, 1766) (basionym, original combination)
Species Gorgonia adamsii (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Pacifigorgia adamsii (Verrill, 1868) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia agassizii (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Pacifigorgia agassizii (Verrill, 1864) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia anceps Pallas, 1766 accepted as Pterogorgia anceps (Pallas, 1766) (basionym, original combination)
Species Gorgonia arenata (Valenciennes, 1846) accepted as Pacifigorgia arenata (Valenciennes, 1846) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia calyculata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Eunicea calyculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (basionym, new combination)
Species Gorgonia ceratophyta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ctenocella ceratophyta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ellisella ceratophyta (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia darwinii (Hickson, 1928) accepted as Pacifigorgia darwinii (Hickson, 1928) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia douglasii Hickson, 1928 accepted as Pacifigorgia douglasii (Hickson, 1928) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia elongata Pallas, 1766 accepted as Ellisella elongata (Pallas, 1766) (basionym, new combination)
Species Gorgonia englemanni Horn, 1860 accepted as Pacifigorgia englemanni (Horn, 1860) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia exilis Verrill, 1870 accepted as Pacifigorgia exilis (Verrill, 1870) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia eximia (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Pacifigorgia eximia (Verrill, 1868)
Species Gorgonia gracilis Kükenthal, 1924 accepted as Pacifigorgia gracilis (Kükenthal, 1924)
Species Gorgonia homomalla Esper, 1794 accepted as Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794) (basionym, new combination)
Species Gorgonia humosa Esper, 1794 accepted as Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794) (synonymy)
Species Gorgonia lepadifera Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Primnoa resedaeformis (Gunnerus, 1763) (Synonym)
Species Gorgonia media (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Pacifigorgia media (Verrill, 1864)
Species Gorgonia reseda Pallas, 1766 accepted as Primnoa resedaeformis (Gunnerus, 1763) (Synonym)
Species Gorgonia reticulata Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Annella reticulata (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Species Gorgonia rutila (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Pacifigorgia rutila (Verrill, 1868) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia sasappo Pallas, 1766 accepted as Ellisella ceratophyta (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia spiralis accepted as Cirrhipathes spiralis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia stenobrochis Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Pacifigorgia stenobrochis (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Gorgonia tabogae (Hickson, 1928) accepted as Pacifigorgia tabogae (Hickson, 1928) (synonym)
Species Gorgonia tuberculata Esper, 1792 accepted as Muriceopsis tuberculata (Esper, 1792)
Species Gorgonia vatricosa Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Muriceopsis tuberculata (Esper, 1792)
Species Gorgonia viminalis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267453 on 2018-06-21
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofRhizalcyon Bayer, 1995) Bayer, F. M. (1995). A new genus of alcyonacean coral (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) from Caribbean waters. Bulletin of marine science. 56(2): 620-624. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

basis of record  (ofRhipidogorgia Valenciennes, 1855) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
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