WoRMS taxon details

Anthomastus Verrill, 1878

125285  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125285)

accepted
Genus
Anthomastus (Anthomastus) Verrill, 1878 · alternate representation
Species Anthomastus aberrans (Thomson & Henderson, 1906)
Species Anthomastus agaricoides (Thomson & Henderson, 1906)
Species Anthomastus agassizii Verrill, 1922
Species Anthomastus antarcticus Kükenthal, 1902
Species Anthomastus bathyproctus Bayer, 1993
Species Anthomastus bayeri d'Hondt, 2020
Species Anthomastus canariensis Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Anthomastus cyanae d'Hondt in d'Hondt & d'Hondt, 2017
Species Anthomastus giganteus Tixier-Durivault, 1954
Species Anthomastus globosus d'Hondt, 1992
Species Anthomastus grandiflorus Verrill, 1878
Species Anthomastus gyratus Molodtsova, 2013
Species Anthomastus hicksoni Bock, 1938
Species Anthomastus megacephalus d'Hondt in d'Hondt & d'Hondt, 2018
Species Anthomastus muscarioides Kükenthal, 1910
Species Anthomastus paradoxus d'Hondt in d'Hondt & d'Hondt, 2018
Species Anthomastus purpureus (Koren & Danielssen, 1883)
Species Anthomastus tahinodus d'Hondt, 1988
Species Anthomastus zealandicus Benham, 1928

Subgenus Anthomastus (Bathyalcyon) Versluys, 1906 accepted as Bathyalcyon Versluys, 1906 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  » Species Anthomastus (Bathyalcyon) robustus (Versluys, 1906) accepted as Bathyalcyon robustum Versluys, 1906 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Anthomastus agaricus Studer, 1890 accepted as Pseudoanthomastus agaricus (Studer, 1890) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus agilis Tixier-Durivault, 1970 accepted as Sinularia agilis (Tixier-Durivault, 1970) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Anthomastus elegans Kükenthal, 1902 accepted as Alcyonium elegans (Kükenthal, 1902) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus fisheri Bayer, 1952 accepted as Pseudoanthomastus fisheri (Bayer, 1952) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus granulosus Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Verseveldtia granulosa (Kükenthal, 1910) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus japonicus Nutting, 1912 accepted as Heteropolypus japonicus (Nutting, 1912) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus phalloides Benham, 1928 accepted as Minabea phalloides (Benham, 1928) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus ritteri Nutting, 1909 accepted as Heteropolypus ritteri (Nutting, 1909) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus robustus (Versluys, 1906) accepted as Bathyalcyon robustum Versluys, 1906 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Anthomastus rylovi Naumov, 1952 accepted as Heteropolypus rylovi (Naumov, 1952) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus steenstrupi Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Heteropolypus steenstrupi (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Anthomastus trochiformis (Hickson, 1900) accepted as Verseveldtia trochiforme (Hickson, 1900) (changed combination)
Species Anthomastus venustus Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974 accepted as Pseudoanthomastus venustus (Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1973) (original combination)

Subgenus Anthomastus (Anthomastus) Verrill, 1878 represented as Anthomastus Verrill, 1878
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A. E. (1878). Art. 46. Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the eastern coast of North America, No. 2. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> 16(95):371-378., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36841652
page(s): 376 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Anthomastus Verrill, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125285 on 2022-08-12
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-07-31 06:57:06Z
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Camba Reu, Cibran
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2019-07-01 04:01:31Z
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2021-05-13 21:06:59Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1878). Art. 46. Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the eastern coast of North America, No. 2. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> 16(95):371-378., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36841652
page(s): 376 [details]   

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), <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. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source 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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Alderslade, P. (2000). Four new genera of soft corals (Coelenterata: Octocorallia), with notes on the classification of some established taxa. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden.</em> 74: 237-249.
page(s): 242 [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (2000). Two new genera of soft corals (Anthozoa: Alcyoniidae) from South Africa, with a discussion of diversity and endemism in the Southern African octocorallian fauna. <em>Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences.</em> 52(6): 65-75.
page(s): 71 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1954). Some alcyoniid octocorals from Kii coast, middle Japan. <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 4(1):43-­55., available online at http://hdl.handle.net/2433/174502
page(s): 43 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J.; Bayer, F. M. (1988). Revision of the genera Bellonella, Eleutherobia, Nidalia and Nidaliopsis (Octocorallia, Alcyoniidae and Nidalliidae), with descriptions of two new genera. <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen.</em> 245:1-131., available online at http://repository.naturalis.nl/document/149141
page(s): 12 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and Other Caribbean Islands.</em> 12:1-373, pls. 1-23., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/506065
page(s): 51, 52 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1991). Thelogorgia, a new genus of gorgonacean octocorals, with descriptions of four new species from the western Atlantic. <em>Bulletin of marine science.</em> 49(1-2), 506-537.
page(s): 509 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1993). Taxonomic status of the octocoral genus Bathyalcyon (Alcyoniidae: Anthomastinae), with descriptions of a new subspecies from the Gulf of Mexico and a new species of Anthomastus from Antarctic waters. <em>Precious Corals and Octocoral Research.</em> 1: 3–13.
page(s): 10 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1982). A revision of the genus Sarcophyton Lesson (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden.</em> 192: 1-91, plates 1-24.
page(s): 5 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1958). A revision of the genera Nidalia and Bellonella with an emendation of nomenclature and taxonomic definitions for the family Nidaliidae (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). <em>Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Zoology.</em> 5(5): 101-121., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2342008
page(s): 115 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1976). A review of the Japanese species of Alcyonium, with descriptions of two new species and an almost forgotten rare species (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 23(3/5): 191-204., available online at https://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2433/175942/1/fia0233-5_191.pdf
page(s): 191 [details]   

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.
page(s): 126 [details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. (1993). A redescription of Alcyonium agaricum Stimpson with a generic placement in Sarcophyton (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). <em>Precious Corals & Octocoral Research.</em> 1: 20-29.
page(s): 20 [details]   

additional source Thomson, J.S. (1910). The Alcyonaria of the Cape of Good Hope and Natal. Alcyonacea. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.</em> 47(3): 549-589, plates 1-4., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41731265
page(s): 583 [details]   

additional source Yamada, M. (1950). Descriptions of two Alcyonium from northern Japan. <em>Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses.</em> 23(3): 114-116.
page(s): 114 [details]   

additional source Megina, C.; Conradi, M.; Piraino, S. (2003). Biodiversity, life cycles, and reproductive biology of deep-sea cnidarians. Berichte zur Polarforschung, 470, 108-112
page(s): 110 [details]   

additional source Hickson, S. J. (1930). On the classification of the Alcyonaria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, XIV, 229-252
page(s): 244 [details]   

additional source Tixier-Durivault, A. (1940). Contribution a l'étude du métabolisme du calcium et du fer chez l'Alcyonium palmatum Pallas. Annales de l'Institute Oceanographique, 20(1): 311-379, plate 1
page(s): 373 [details]   

additional source Uchida, T. (1969). On a northern alcyonarian, Alcyonium pacificum Yamada. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University, 17, 6, 397-399
page(s): 397 [details]   

additional source Imahara, Y. (2006). Preliminary report on the alcyonacean and pennatulacean octocorals collected by the natural history research of the Sagami Sea. Memoirs of the National Science Museum (Tokyo) [Kokuritsu Kagaku Hakubutsukan], 40, 91-101
page(s): 96 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese ウミテングダケ属  [details]
Anthomastus grandiflorus
 Anthomastus grandif...
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Anthomastus grandiflorus
 Anthomastus grandif...
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Anthomastus cf. grandiflorus,  287 m Gulf of Mexico,.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by A. Quattrini. For more information see: Brooks JM, Fisher C, Roberts H, Cordes E, Baums I, Bernard B, Church R, Etnoyer P, German C, Goehring E,  McDonald I, Roberts H, Shank T, Warren D, Welsh S, Wolff G, Weaver D (2015). Exploration and research of northern Gulf of Mexico deepwater natural and artificial hard-bottom habitats with emphasis on coral communities: Reefs, rigs, and wrecks—“Lophelia II” Appendices. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study BOEM 2016-022. 711 p.
 
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Anthomastus sp., 2398 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of Lophelia II Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks, BOEM-NOAA-OER. Identification by A. Quattrini. For more information see: Brooks JM, Fisher C, Roberts H, Cordes E, Baums I, Bernard B, Church R, Etnoyer P, German C, Goehring E,  McDonald I, Roberts H, Shank T, Warren D, Welsh S, Wolff G, Weaver D (2015). Exploration and research of northern Gulf of Mexico deepwater natural and artificial hard-bottom habitats with emphasis on coral communities: Reefs, rigs, and wrecks—“Lophelia II” Appendices. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study BOEM 2016-022. 711 p.
 

Anthomastus sp., 435 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by P. Etnoyer and D. Wagner.
 

Anthomastus sp., 550 m Gulf of Mexico.

Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition.
 

Anthomastus sp., 446 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition.