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Litophyton Forskål, 1775

204523  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204523)

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Nephthea Audouin, 1828 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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Forskål P. (1775). Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia Medica Kahirina. Mölleri, Hafniae, 19 + xxxiv + 164 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059
page(s): 139 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
McFadden, C.S.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2024). World List of Octocorallia. Litophyton Forskål, 1775. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2024) African Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204523 on 2024-02-22
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2024). African Register of Marine Species. Litophyton Forskål, 1775. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/afremas/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204523 on 2024-02-22
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1998-11-13 11:41:50Z
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2010-09-15 12:49:54Z
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2013-10-18 12:39:18Z
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2016-04-22 09:18:44Z
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original description Forskål P. (1775). Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia Medica Kahirina. Mölleri, Hafniae, 19 + xxxiv + 164 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059
page(s): 139 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Nephthea Audouin, 1828) Audouin, J. V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches de polypes de l'Egypte et de la Syrie, publiees par Jules-Cesar Savigny. <em>In: Audouin, J. V. (editor) Description de l'Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française ... Histoire naturelle, (Imprimerie Impériale, Paris).</em> 1(4): 225-244., available online at https://books.google.be/books?id=oU2CuZ_FuKwC&dq=Explication%20sommaire%20des%20planches%20de%20polypes%20de%20l'Egypte%20et%20de%20la%20Syrie%2C%20publiees%20par%20Jules-Cesar%20Savigny.&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q=Audouin,%20J.%20V.&f=false
page(s): 49 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

taxonomy source van Ofwegen, L.P. (2016). The genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nephtheidae) in the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 567: 1-128., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.567.7212 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. <em>Biol. J. Linn. Soc.</em> 46: 351-401. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Fabricius, K.; Alderslade, P. N. (2001). Soft Corals and Sea Fans: A Comprehensive Guide to the Shallow-water Genera of the Central-West Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., pp. 264.
page(s): iv, v, 45, 50, 51, 104, 106-107, 108, 120, 124, 134 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1989). A review of recent research on the sublittoral coral reefs of northern Natal with a provisional assessment of findings regarding the distribution of octocorals on Two-Mile Reef, Sodwana Bay. South African Journal of Science, 85, 140-141
page(s): 140 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1993). Coral Reef Octocorals: An Illustrated Guide to the Soft Corals, Sea Fans and Sea Pens Inhabiting the Coral Reefs of Northern Natal. Durban Natural Science Museum. Durban., pp. 63.
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Shlagman, A.; Schleyer, M. H. (2003). Corals of the south-west Indian Ocean: VI. The Alcyonacea (Octocorallia) of Mozambique, with a discussion on soft coral distribution on south equatorial East African reefs. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 345, 49-57
page(s): 53 [details]   
 
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