WoRMS taxon details

Leptopenus discus Moseley, 1881

287466  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:287466)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Moseley, H. N. (1881). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, in the years 1873–1876. Part III On the deep-sea Madreporaria. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–79,.</em> Zoology 2: 127-208, pls. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18425#page/139/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range 2842-5000 m  
Depth range 2842-5000 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Leptopenus discus Moseley, 1881. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=287466 on 2018-12-17
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
created
2010-08-07 12:53:04Z
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2018-08-07 07:43:01Z
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original description Moseley, H. N. (1881). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, in the years 1873–1876. Part III On the deep-sea Madreporaria. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–79,.</em> Zoology 2: 127-208, pls. 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18425#page/139/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofLeptopenus irinae Keller, 1977) Keller, N. B. (1977). New species of the genus Leptopenus and some peculiarities of deep-sea ahermatypic corals. <em>Trudy Instituta Okeanologii.</em> 108: 37-43,1 pl. [in Russian]. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[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. <em>In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats.</em> Cambridge University Press, Cambridge., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices [details]   

additional source Reyes-Bonilla, H. (2002). Checklist of valid names and synonyms of stony corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the eastern Pacific. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 36(1): 1-13., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/713833841 [details]   

additional source Dennant, J. (1906). Madreporaria from the Australian and New Zealand coasts. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia.</em> 30: 151-165, pls. 5-6. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S. D. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Stud. Fauna Curacao.</em> 57(180): 341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1982. Antarctic and Subantarctic Scleractinia. Antarctic Research Series 34: 1-74. [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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 2842-5000 m [details]
 

LanguageName 
English discoid stony coral  [details]
French scléractiniaire discoïde  [details]