WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTanacetipathes hirta (Gray, 1857)

Tanacetipathes hirta, 85-100 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Specimens from the Flower Garden Banks have slightly larger skeletal spines than those of most specimens collected outside the Gulf of Mexico. 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 

291175  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291175)

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes hirta Gray, 1857 (new combination)
marine, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes hirta Gray, 1857) Gray J.E., 1857. Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25(345): 278-294, available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01242.x
page(s): 293 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution West Indies  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality contained in West Indies [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Molodtsova, T. (2014). Tanacetipathes hirta (Gray, 1857). 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=291175 on 2017-12-15

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes hirta Gray, 1857) Gray J.E., 1857. Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 25(345): 278-294, available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1857.tb01242.x
page(s): 293 [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]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes hirta Gray, 1857) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes hirta Gray, 1857) Warner, G.F. (1981). Species descriptions and ecological observations of black corals (Antipatharia) from Trinidad. Bulletin of Marine Science 31(1):147-163. [details]   

new combination reference  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntipathes hirta Gray, 1857) Opresko, D.M., 2001. New Species of antipatharians (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) from Madeira, with establishment of new genus.— Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 114 (2): 349-358. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

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English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbottle brush bush black coral [from synonym]  [details]
Tanacetipathes hirta, 85-100 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Specimens from the Flower Garden Banks have slightly larger skeletal spines than those of most specimens collected outside the Gulf of Mexico. 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