WoRMS taxon details

Tanacetipathes tanacetum (Pourtalès, 1880)

291180  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291180)

marine, terrestrial
Type locality contained in Martinique, Saint Vincent...  
type locality contained in Martinique [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Saint Vincent Island [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Dominica [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
type locality contained in Montserrat Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Molodtsova, T.; Opresko, D. (2018). World List of Antipatharia. Tanacetipathes tanacetum (Pourtalès, 1880). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=291180 on 2018-05-27
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
2014-08-11 11:22:13Z

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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 Opresko, D.M. 2001. Revision of the Antipatharia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Part I. Establishment of a new family, Myriopathidae. Zool. Med. Leiden 75 (17): 343-370, available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/45071 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAntipathes tanacetum Pourtalès, 1880) van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

new combination reference  (ofAntipathes tanacetum Pourtalès, 1880) 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]   

additional source  (ofAntipathes tanacetum Pourtalès, 1880) Opresko, D.M. (1972). Redescriptions and reevaluations of the antipatharians described by L.D. de Pourtalès. Bull. Mar. Sci.. 22(4):950-1017. [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
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

English bottle brush black coral [from synonym]  [details]
Tanacetipathes tanacetum, 80-120 m Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-FGBNMS/UNCW-UVP. Identifications by D. Opresko. Specimens assigned to this species fall into two groups based on the size of skeletal spines. Colonies with small spines are the typical form, and colonies with larger spines may be an undescribed 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.

Tanacetipathes tanacetum, 55-96 m Bermuda.

Photograph courtesy of A. Rogers and XL Catlin Deep Ocean Survey. Identifications by D. Wagner. For more information see: Wagner D & Shuler A (2017). The black coral fauna (Cnidaria: Antipatharia) of Bermuda with new records. Zootaxa 4344(2): 367-379.