WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBalanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864

286920  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:286920)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-293 m  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-293 m [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2017). Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=286920 on 2017-12-16

Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
created
2010-08-31 00:27:39Z
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2016-02-06 06:51:12Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. (1864). List of the polyps and corals sent by the Museum of Comparative Zoology to other institutions in exchange, with annotations. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 1: 29-60., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/30465#page/37/mode/1up [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBiology azooxanthellate [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDepth range 0-293 m [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororange stony coral  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscléractiniaire élégant  [details]