WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanipathes pedata (Gray, 1857)

Aphanipathes pedata, 60-130 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Specimens from the Flower Garden Banks have larger polypar spines than those described for the type specimen, which was collected from the Caribbean. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor 
283938 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:283938)
accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
Molodtsova, T. (2013). Aphanipathes pedata (Gray, 1857). In: Molodtsova, T.; Opresko, D. (2017). World List of Antipatharia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=283938 on 2017-11-22

Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
created
2013-03-21 16:00:25Z
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basis of record D.M.Opresko and J. van der Land (eds), update 10-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Opresko, D. M. 2009. Antipatharia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 359–363 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

new combination reference Opresko D.M. 2004.Revision of the Antipatharia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Part IV. Establishment of a new family, Aphanipathidae.Zool. Med. Leiden 78 (11): 209-240, available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/51441 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes pedata Gray, 1857) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

Aphanipathes pedata, 60-130 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Specimens from the Flower Garden Banks have larger polypar spines than those described for the type specimen, which was collected from the Caribbean. For more information see: Opresko DM, Nuttall MF, Hickerson EL (2016). Black corals of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. Gulf of Mexico Science 2016(1): 47-67.
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor