WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElatopathes abietina (Pourtalès, 1874)

Elathopathes abientina, 55-150 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. There is considerable variability in the size, number and arrangement of the pinnules in specimens that have been assigned to this species. 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 

289886  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:289886)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes abietina Pourtalès, 1874) Agassiz, A. & L.F. de Pourtalès, 1874. Echini, crinoids, and corals. In: Zoological Results of the Hassler Expedition, I. In: Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of comparative Zoology, viii(1). Mem. Mus. comp. Zool. Harv. 4 : 1-49 (1-54).
page(s): 47, Pl 9(10) [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Barbados  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in Barbados [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Molodtsova, T. (2013). Elatopathes abietina (Pourtalès, 1874). 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=289886 on 2017-12-15

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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-03-21 16:00:25Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes abietina Pourtalès, 1874) Agassiz, A. & L.F. de Pourtalès, 1874. Echini, crinoids, and corals. In: Zoological Results of the Hassler Expedition, I. In: Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of comparative Zoology, viii(1). Mem. Mus. comp. Zool. Harv. 4 : 1-49 (1-54).
page(s): 47, Pl 9(10) [details]   

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 abietina Pourtalès, 1874) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

redescription  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes abietina Pourtalès, 1874) Opresko, D.M. (1972). Redescriptions and reevaluations of the antipatharians described by L.D. de Pourtalès. Bull. Mar. Sci.. 22(4):950-1017. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanipathes abietina (Pourtalès, 1874)) van der Land, J.; Opresko, D.M. (2001). Antipatharia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 109 (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shelf to upper slope [details]
 

Elathopathes abientina, 55-150 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. There is considerable variability in the size, number and arrangement of the pinnules in specimens that have been assigned to this species. 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