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Oculina Lamarck, 1816

135124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135124)

accepted
Genus
Madrepora virginea Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Oculina virginea (Linnaeus, 1758) (type by subsequent designation)
Dentipora Blainville, 1830 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Oculinidarum Marenzeller, 1904 · unaccepted > nomen nudum

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  1. Species Oculina arbuscula Agassiz, 1880
  2. Species Oculina diffusa Lamarck, 1816
  3. Species Oculina patagonica de Angelis D'Ossat, 1908
  4. Species Oculina profunda Cairns, 1991
  5. Species Oculina remondi Philippi, 1887
  6. Species Oculina robusta Pourtalès, 1871
  7. Species Oculina tenella Pourtalès, 1871
  8. Species Oculina valenciennesi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
  9. Species Oculina varicosa Le Sueur, 1820
  10. Species Oculina virginea (Linnaeus, 1758)
  11. Species Oculina virgosa Squires, 1958
  12. Subgenus Oculina (Schizoculina) Wells, 1937 accepted as Schizoculina Wells, 1937 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
    1. Species Oculina (Schizoculina) fissipara Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 accepted as Schizoculina fissipara (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  13. Species Oculina africana Thiel, 1928 accepted as Schizoculina africana (Thiel, 1928) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  14. Species Oculina anastomozans Blainville, 1830 accepted as Dendrophyllia cribrosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  15. Species Oculina axillaris (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Cyathelia axillaris (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  16. Species Oculina fissipara Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 accepted as Schizoculina fissipara (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  17. Species Oculina flabelliformis Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Stylaster flabelliformis (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  18. Species Oculina gemmascens (Esper, 1790) accepted as Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1790) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  19. Species Oculina hirtella (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Sclerhelia hirtella (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  20. Species Oculina horrescens Dana, 1846 accepted as Galaxea horrescens (Dana, 1846) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  21. Species Oculina infundibulifera Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Stylaster infundibuliferus (Lamarck, 1816) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  22. Species Oculina micranthus Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Tubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
  23. Species Oculina oculata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  24. Species Oculina pacifica Cairns, 1991 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
  25. Species Oculina pallens Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Oculina diffusa Lamarck, 1816 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  26. Species Oculina pavonium (Lesson, 1831) accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (unaccepted > superseded combination, misspelling)
  27. Species Oculina prolifera (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  28. Species Oculina ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Dendrophyllia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  29. Species Oculina rosea (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Stylaster roseus (Pallas, 1766) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  30. Species Oculina banksi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  31. Species Oculina bermudensis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, misspelling)
  32. Species Oculina bermudiana Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  33. Species Oculina coccinea Ehrenberg, 1834 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  34. Species Oculina coronalis Quelch, 1886 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  35. Species Oculina cubaensis Duncan, 1876 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  36. Species Oculina disticha Pourtalès, 1868 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  37. Species Oculina echidnaea Lamarck, 1816 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  38. Species Oculina fasciculata Saville-Kent, 1893 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  39. Species Oculina implicata Agassiz, 1880 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  40. Species Oculina implicata Verrill, 1864 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  41. Species Oculina oculata Dana, 1846 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  42. Species Oculina petiveri Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  43. Species Oculina recta Quelch, 1886 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
  44. Species Oculina speciosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. <em>Paris. Verdière.</em> Vol. 2 pp. 1-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Depth range 0-1050 m  
Depth range 0-1050 m [details]

Fossil range Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Cretaceous to Recent [details]
WoRMS (2024). Oculina Lamarck, 1816. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135124 on 2024-05-25
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original description Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. <em>Paris. Verdière.</em> Vol. 2 pp. 1-568., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dentipora Blainville, 1830) de Blainville, H. M. (1830). Zoophytes. In: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles, dans lequel on traitre méthodiquement des differéns êtres de la nature, considérés soit en eux-mêmes, d'après l'état actuel de nos connoissances, soit relativement à l'utlité qu'en peuvent retirer la médicine, l'agriculture, le commerce et les arts. Edited by F. G. Levrault. Tome 60. Paris, Le Normat. Pp. 548, pls. 68. <em>Paris, 1830.</em> 60 : 1-546., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25318344 [details]   

original description  (of Oculinidarum Marenzeller, 1904) Marenzeller, E. von. (1904). Reports on the dredging operations off the west coast of Central America to the Galapagos, to the west coast of Mexico and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross", during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z. L. Tanner, U.S.N., Commanding. XXXIII. Stein- und Hydro-korallen. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 43 (2): 75-87, pls. 1-3. [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Field, L. R. (1949). Sea Anemones and Corals of Beaufort, North Carolina. Duke University Press. Durham., pp. 39.
page(s): 6 [details]   

additional source Zlatarski, V. N.; Estalella, N. M. (1980). Scleractinia of Cuba with data on the constituent organisms [in Bulgarian]. Bulgarian Academy of Science. Sophia., pp. 312.
page(s): 26, 96, 99, 101, 202, 244, 246, 250, 307, 310 [details]   

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [details]   

additional source Durham JW. (1947). Corals from the Gulf of California and the north Pacific Coast of America. <em>Memoirs of the Geological Society of America.</em> 20: 1-68.
page(s): 4, 32 [details]   

additional source Duncan PM (1884) A revision of the families and genera of the sclerodermic Zoantharia, Ed. & H., or Madreporaria (M. Rugosa excepted). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 18: 1-204. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the Natural History of the Caribbean Region.</em> 75: 1-231. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Biology Zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate species [details]

Depth range 0-1050 m [details]

Fossil range Cretaceous to Recent [details]
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LanguageName 
English ivory tree coralivory bush coralsivory bush coraleyed coral  [details]
German Augenkorallen  [details]