WoRMS taxon details

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorStichopathes lutkeni Brook, 1889

Stichopathes lutkeni, 50-75 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Note that colonies in the Caribbean often have a reddish coloration, whereas those from the Flower Garden Banks are more often orange to cream-colored. 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 

283970  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:283970)

accepted
Species
marine, terrestrial
WoRMS (2008). Stichopathes lutkeni Brook, 1889. 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=283970 on 2017-12-11

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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalonastes imparipes Humes & Goenaga, 1978 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack wire coral  [details]
Stichopathes lutkeni, 50-75 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Note that colonies in the Caribbean often have a reddish coloration, whereas those from the Flower Garden Banks are more often orange to cream-colored. 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