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Menella Gray, 1870

205632  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205632)

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Genus
Plexauroides Wright & Studer, 1889 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Species Menella bahrelfarsi (Stiasny, 1940)
  2. Species Menella filiformis (Kükenthal, 1908)
  3. Species Menella flora (Nutting, 1910)
  4. Species Menella grayi Nutting, 1910
  5. Species Menella heterospiculata (Broch, 1916)
  6. Species Menella indica Gray, 1870
  7. Species Menella indiensis Ramvilas, Alderslade & Ranjeet, 2023
  8. Species Menella kanisa Grasshoff, 2000
  9. Species Menella kouare Grasshoff, 1999
  10. Species Menella lenzii (Studer, 1895)
  11. Species Menella michaelseni (Kükenthal, 1908)
  12. Species Menella mikrodentata (Broch, 1916)
  13. Species Menella mjobergi (Broch, 1916)
  14. Species Menella multispinosa (Broch, 1916)
  15. Species Menella praelonga (Ridley, 1884)
  16. Species Menella pseudoaurantiaca (Stiasny, 1942)
  17. Species Menella regularis (Kükenthal, 1909)
  18. Species Menella rigida (Kükenthal, 1908)
  19. Species Menella rubescens Nutting, 1910
  20. Species Menella simplex (Kükenthal, 1908)
  21. Species Menella spinifera (Kükenthal, 1911)
  22. Species Menella spinosa (Kükenthal, 1908)
  23. Species Menella unilateralis (Studer, 1895)
  24. Species Menella woodin Grasshoff, 1999
  25. Species Menella complexa (Nutting, 1910) accepted as Echinogorgia complexa Nutting, 1910 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  26. Species Menella grandiflora Nutting, 1908 accepted as Clavularia grandiflora (Nutting, 1908) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
  27. Species Menella idinthakaraiensis Fernando, 2011 (unaccepted > unavailable name)
  28. Species Menella indica (Ridley, 1887) accepted as Menella indiensis Ramvilas, Alderslade & Ranjeet, 2023 (unaccepted > junior homonym, of Menella indica Gray, 1870)
  29. Species Menella reticulata (Esper, 1791) accepted as Echinogorgia reticulata (Esper, 1791) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  30. Species Menella reticuloides (Nutting, 1910) accepted as Paraplexaura reticuloides (Nutting, 1910) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  31. Species Menella ramosissima (Stiasny, 1935) (uncertain > nomen dubium)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray, J.E. (1870). Notes on some new genera and species of alcyonoid corals in the British Museum. <em>The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology.</em> (4) 5: 405-408., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16355608
page(s): 407 [details]   
McFadden, C.S.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2024). World List of Octocorallia. Menella Gray, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205632 on 2024-05-30
Date
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1998-12-04 23:00:00Z
created
2005-06-01 21:18:29Z
changed
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked
2021-04-11 20:29:49Z
changed
2022-11-06 01:15:04Z
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original description Gray, J.E. (1870). Notes on some new genera and species of alcyonoid corals in the British Museum. <em>The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology.</em> (4) 5: 405-408., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16355608
page(s): 407 [details]   

original description  (of Plexauroides Wright & Studer, 1889) Wright, E.P.; Studer, T. (1889). Report on the Alcyonaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 31 (part 64), lxxii+ 314 pp., 43 pls. London., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2081946
page(s): 138 [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 [request] 

additional source Kükenthal, W. (1924). Coelenterata: Gorgonaria. in: Das Tierreich (Eine Zusammenstellung und Kennzeichnung der rezenten Tierformen). 47. 478 pp.
page(s): 184 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Utinomi, H.; Harada, E. (1973). Rediscovery of an enigmatic octocoral, Pseudogorgia godeffroyi Kolliker, from southern Australia and a discussion on its systematic position. <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 20: 111-132., available online at https://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2433/175785/1/fia020_111.pdf
page(s): 126 [details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at https://www.checklistbank.org/dataset/126539/about [details]   

additional source Fabricius, K.; Alderslade, P. (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. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville.</em> pp. 264.
page(s): iv, 36, 60, 206-207, 209, 222 [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): 141 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Gorgonian octocorals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 101(8): 181-296, Fig. 1., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40683324
page(s): 210, 288, 290 [details]   

additional source Wirshing, H. H.; Messing, C. G.; Douady, C. J.; Reed, J. K.; Stanhope, M. J. (2005). Molecular evidence for multiple lineages in the gorgonian family Plexauridae (Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Marine Biology, 147, 497-508
page(s): 500, 503, 505, 506 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1989). A provisional annotated list of octocorallian coelenterates occurring on the sublittoral coral reefs at Sodwana Bay and Kosi Bay, northern Natal, with a key to the genera. South African Journal of Science, 85, 141-144
page(s): 142 [details]   

status source McFadden, C.S.; van Ofwegen, L.P.; Quattrini, A.M. (2022). Revisionary systematics of Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) guided by phylogenomics. <em>Bulletin of the Society of Systematic Biologists.</em> 1(3), 8735, pp. 1-79., available online at https://ssbbulletin.org/index.php/bssb/article/view/8735
page(s): 60-62 [details]   
 
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