WoRMS taxon details

Heterocyathus alternatus Verrill, 1865

288862  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:288862)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. 1865. Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). Communications of the Essex Institute 4: 145–152., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108003#page/363/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range 0-319 m  
Depth range 0-319 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Heterocyathus alternatus Verrill, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=288862 on 2018-12-13
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-08-20 12:17:25Z
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original description Verrill, A.E. 1865. Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). Communications of the Essex Institute 4: 145–152., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/108003#page/363/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofHeterocyathus mai Cheng, 1971) Cheng YM (1971) On some recent commensal solitary corals from Anping, Tainan, Taiwan. Oceanographica Sinica 10: 1-6, pls 1-2. [details]   

original description  (ofHeterocyathus parasiticus Semper, 1872) Semper, C. (1872). Uber Generationswechsel bei Steinkorallen und über das M.-Edwards'sche Wachstumgesetz der Polypen. <em>Zeitschrift fur Wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 22: 235-280, pls. 16-21. [details]   

original description  (ofHeterocyathus heterocostatus Harrison, 1911) Harrison, R., Hickson, S.J. (1911). Some Madreporaria from the Persian Gulf. With a note on the memoir and some further notes on Pyrophyllia inflata. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1911: 1018-1044, pls. 57-58., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1911.tb01971.x [details]   

original description  (ofHeterocyathus aequicostatus parasiticus Semper, 1872) Semper, C. (1872). Uber Generationswechsel bei Steinkorallen und über das M.-Edwards'sche Wachstumgesetz der Polypen. <em>Zeitschrift fur Wissenschaftliche Zoologie.</em> 22: 235-280, pls. 16-21. [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 Cairns, S.D., 1998. Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of Western Australia. Rec. of West. Austr. Mus. 18(4): 361-417, 9 pls.  [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., 2004. Azooxanthellate Scleractinia of Australia. Rec. Australian Mus., 56(3): 259-329, 12 pls. [details]   

additional source Hoeksema BW, Best MB (1991) New observations on scleractinian corals from Indonesia: 2. Sipunculan-associated species belonging to the genera Heterocyathus and Heteropsammia. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 65: 221-245. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Cairns, S.D. (1999). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Deep-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia from Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. <em>in: Crosnier, A. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 20. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie.</em> 180: 31-167. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-319 m [details]
 

LanguageName 
English striped bum coral  [details]