WoRMS taxon details

Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857

125302  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125302)

accepted
Genus
Gorgonia viminalis Pallas, 1766 accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Leptogorgia acuta Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Leptogorgia aequatorialis Bielschowsky in Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia alba (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Species Leptogorgia albipunctata Stiasny, 1936
Species Leptogorgia annobonensis Grasshoff, 1992
Species Leptogorgia arbuscula (Philippi, 1866)
Species Leptogorgia aureoflavescens Grasshoff, 1988
Species Leptogorgia barbadensis (Bayer, 1961)
Species Leptogorgia barnardi Stiasny, 1940
Species Leptogorgia bayeri Williams & Lindo, 1997
Species Leptogorgia californica (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia capensis (Hickson, 1900)
Species Leptogorgia capverdensis (Grasshoff, 1986)
Species Leptogorgia cardinalis (Bayer, 1961)
Species Leptogorgia chilensis Verrill, 1868
Species Leptogorgia christiae Guzman & Breedy, 2008
Species Leptogorgia clavata (Horn, 1861)
Species Leptogorgia cofrini Breedy & Guzman, 2005
Species Leptogorgia contorta Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia cortesi Breedy & Guzman, 2012
Species Leptogorgia cuspidata Verrill, 1865
Species Leptogorgia dakarensis Stiasny, 1939
Species Leptogorgia dichotoma Verrill, 1870
Species Leptogorgia diffusa (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia divergens Studer, 1878
Species Leptogorgia dubia Kükenthal, 1924
Species Leptogorgia ena Breedy, Abeytia & Guzman, 2012
Species Leptogorgia enrici Hernández, Gómez-Gutiérrez & Sánchez, 2021
Species Leptogorgia esperi Verrill, 1869
Species Leptogorgia euryale (Bayer, 1952)
Species Leptogorgia exigua Verrill, 1870
Species Leptogorgia fasciculata Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Leptogorgia festiva (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860)
Species Leptogorgia filicrispa Horvath, 2011
Species Leptogorgia flexilis (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia florae (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia floridana Verrill, 1869
Species Leptogorgia fruticosa Hickson, 1928
Species Leptogorgia fuscopunctata (W. Koch, 1886)
Species Leptogorgia gaini (Stiasny, 1940)
Species Leptogorgia gilchristi (Hickson, 1904)
Species Leptogorgia hebes Verrill, 1869
Species Leptogorgia ignita Breedy & Guzman, 2008
Species Leptogorgia iridis Hernández, Gómez-Gutiérrez & Sánchez, 2021
Species Leptogorgia labiata Verrill, 1870
Species Leptogorgia laxa Hickson, 1928
Species Leptogorgia lutkeni (Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Leptogorgia manabiensis Soler-Hurtado, Megina, Machordom & López-González, 2017
Species Leptogorgia mariarosae Soler-Hurtado & López-González, 2012
Species Leptogorgia martirensis Hernández, Gómez-Gutiérrez & Sánchez, 2021
Species Leptogorgia medusa (Bayer, 1952)
Species Leptogorgia miniata (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Leptogorgia multifida (Verrill, 1870)
Species Leptogorgia mutabilis (Breedy, Williams & Guzman, 2013)
Species Leptogorgia nobilis (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia obscura Bielschowsky in Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia palma (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia parva Bielschowsky in Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia peruviana (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia piccola Grasshoff, 1988
Species Leptogorgia pinnata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Leptogorgia porosissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857
Species Leptogorgia principensis Grasshoff, 1992
Species Leptogorgia pseudogracilis Castro, Medeiros & Loiola, 2010
Species Leptogorgia pulcherrima Bielschowsky in Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia pumila (Verrill, 1868)
Species Leptogorgia punicea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Leptogorgia purpurea (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia purpureoviolacea (Stiasny, 1936)
Species Leptogorgia pusilla Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia querciformis (Bielschowsky, 1918)
Species Leptogorgia ramulus (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Leptogorgia rathbunii Verrill, 1912
Species Leptogorgia regis Hickson, 1928
Species Leptogorgia rigida Verrill, 1864
Species Leptogorgia ruberrima (W. Koch, 1886)
Species Leptogorgia rubra Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Leptogorgia rubroflavescens Stiasny, 1937
Species Leptogorgia rubropurpurea Verrill, 1912
Species Leptogorgia saharensis Stiasny, 1939
Species Leptogorgia sanguinea (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Leptogorgia sarmentosa (Esper, 1791)
Species Leptogorgia setacea (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia stheno (Bayer, 1952)
Species Leptogorgia styx Bayer, 2000
Species Leptogorgia sulfurea Bielschowsky, 1918
Species Leptogorgia sylvanae Stiasny, 1940
Species Leptogorgia taboguillae (Hickson, 1928)
Species Leptogorgia tenuis Verrill, 1870
Species Leptogorgia tenuissima Kükenthal, 1919
Species Leptogorgia tricorata Breedy & Cortés, 2011
Species Leptogorgia varians (W. Koch, 1886)
Species Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia violacea (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia violetta Grasshoff, 1988
Species Leptogorgia virgea (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Leptogorgia waltonae Olvera, Hernández, Sánchez & Gómez-Gutiérrez, 2018

Species Leptogorgia caryi Verrill, 1868 (nomen dubium)

Species Leptogorgia aequatorialis Bielschowsky, 1918 (nomen nudum, described in Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Leptogorgia cauliculus (Valenciennes, 1855) (nomen nudum)
Species Leptogorgia obscura Bielschowsky, 1918 (nomen nudum, described in Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Leptogorgia parva Bielschowsky, 1918 (nomen nudum, described in Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Leptogorgia petechizans (Pallas, 1766) (nomen nudum)
Species Leptogorgia ramulus (Valenciennes, 1855) (nomen nudum)

Species Leptogorgia taboguilla (Hickson, 1928) represented as Leptogorgia taboguillae (Hickson, 1928) (Misspelling present in some publications)

Species Leptogorgia abietina Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Leptogorgia gilchristi (Hickson, 1904) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia adamsii (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Pacifigorgia adamsii (Verrill, 1868) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia africana J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Leptogorgia gilchristi (Hickson, 1904) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia africana (Kükenthal, 1919) accepted as Leptogorgia angolana Grasshoff, 1992 accepted as Filigorgia angolana (Grasshoff, 1992) (junior secondary homonym of Leptogorgia africana J.S. Thomson, 1917)
Species Leptogorgia agassizi Verrill, 1868 accepted as Pacifigorgia agassizii (Verrill, 1864) (misspelled, incorrect date of authority)
Species Leptogorgia agassizii (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Pacifigorgia agassizii (Verrill, 1864) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia ampla Verrill, 1864 accepted as Eugorgia ampla (Verrill, 1864) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia ampla (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Eugorgia ampla (Verrill, 1864) (incorrect authority)
Species Leptogorgia angolana Grasshoff, 1992 accepted as Filigorgia angolana (Grasshoff, 1992) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia aurantiaca (Valenciennes, 1855) accepted as Echinogorgia aurantiaca (Valenciennes, 1855) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia aurata J.S. Thomson, 1916 accepted as Leptogorgia gilchristi (Hickson, 1904) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia australiensis Ridley, 1884 accepted as Pseudopterogorgia australiensis (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia beringi Nutting, 1912 accepted as Calcigorgia beringi (Nutting, 1912) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia biflabellum Pax & Müller, 1956 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia boryana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Ellisella ceratophyta (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia cabofalsoi (Stiasny, 1939) accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia carolinensis Verrill, 1872 accepted as Leptogorgia hebes Verrill, 1869 (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia cauliculus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia crista (Möbius, 1861) accepted as Leptogorgia palma (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia daniana (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Eugorgia daniana Verrill, 1868 (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia dartevellei Stiasny, 1939 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia dioxys Bielschowsky in Kükenthal, 1919 accepted as Leptogorgia varians (W. Koch, 1886) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia eximia (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Pacifigorgia eximia (Verrill, 1868) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia flammea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Leptogorgia palma (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia flavida Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Leptogorgia dubia Kükenthal, 1924 (junior secondary homonym of Gorgonia flavida Lamarck, 1816)
Species Leptogorgia formosa Nutting, 1910 accepted as Pseudopterogorgia formosa (Nutting, 1910) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia gabunensis Stiasny, 1951 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia gonzagai Stiasny, 1937 accepted as Leptogorgia sarmentosa (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia gruveli (Stiasny, 1936) accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia guineensis Grasshoff, 1988 accepted as Filigorgia guineensis (Grasshoff, 1988) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia haliotrephes Pax & Müller, 1956 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia longiramosa Kükenthal, 1924 accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia lusitanica Stiasny, 1937 accepted as Leptogorgia sarmentosa (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia machielsi Stiasny, 1939 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia maghrebensis (Stiasny, 1936) accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia media (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Pacifigorgia media (Verrill, 1864) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia moandaensis Pax & Müller, 1956 accepted as Leptogorgia schoutedeni Stiasny, 1939 accepted as Filigorgia schoutedeni (Stiasny, 1939) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia occidafricana (Stiasny, 1936) accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766)
Species Leptogorgia panamensis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) accepted as Eugorgia panamensis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia peruana Verrill, 1868 accepted as Leptogorgia peruviana (Verrill, 1868) (unjustified emendation)
Species Leptogorgia pinnaeformis Stiasny, 1951 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia polignaci Stiasny, 1940 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia pulchra Verrill, 1870 accepted as Pacifigorgia pulchra (Verrill, 1870) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia pumicea (Valenciennes, 1855) accepted as Leptogorgia punicea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (misspelling, incorrect authority)
Species Leptogorgia puniacea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) accepted as Leptogorgia punicea (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (lapsus calami)
Species Leptogorgia purpureomaculata Stiasny, 1936 accepted as Leptogorgia albipunctata Stiasny, 1936 (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia radula (Möbius, 1861) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia riodouroi (Stiasny, 1937) accepted as Filigorgia riodouroi Stiasny, 1937 (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia robusta Verrill, 1870 accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia rosea (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia rutila (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Pacifigorgia rutila (Verrill, 1868) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia schoutedeni Stiasny, 1939 accepted as Filigorgia schoutedeni (Stiasny, 1939) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia senegalensis Stiasny, 1939 accepted as Leptogorgia dakarensis Stiasny, 1939 (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia setubalensis Stiasny, 1937 accepted as Leptogorgia sarmentosa (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia stenobrochis (Valenciennes, 1846) accepted as Pacifigorgia stenobrochis (Valenciennes, 1846) (changed combination)
Species Leptogorgia torresia Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Pseudopterogorgia torresia (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Leptogorgia trinidadensis Hickson, 1928 accepted as Leptogorgia setacea (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Leptogorgia webbiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Leptogorgia viminalis (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)

Species Leptogorgia miniacea (Esper, 1791) (uncertain)
Species Leptogorgia monodi Stiasny, 1937 (uncertain)
Species Leptogorgia ochracea Thomson & Henderson, 1906 (uncertain)
Species Leptogorgia ornata (Pfeffer, 1887) accepted as Filigorgia sanguinolenta (Pallas, 1766) (uncertain, synonym)
Species Leptogorgia rosea Philippi, 1892 (uncertain)
Species Leptogorgia studeri Verrill, 1912 (uncertain)
Species Leptogorgia subcompressa Philippi, 1892 (uncertain)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires, ou polypes proprement dits. 1. <em>Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris.</em> 326 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12045211
page(s): 163 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125302 on 2021-08-01
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires, ou polypes proprement dits. 1. <em>Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris.</em> 326 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12045211
page(s): 163 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Lophogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires, ou polypes proprement dits. 1. <em>Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris.</em> 326 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12045211
page(s): 167 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Gorgonia (Litigorgia) Verrill, 1868) Verrill, A.E. (1868). Critical remarks on halcyonoid polyps in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts (Series 2).</em> 45: 411-416., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36447997 [details]   

original description  (of Platygorgia Studer, 1887) Studer, T. (1887). Versuch eines Systemes der Alcyonaria. <em>Archiv für Naturgeschichte.</em> 53(1):1-74., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6379196
page(s): 60-61 [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 Breedy; O.; Guzman, H.M. (2007). A revision of the genus Leptogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) in the eastern Pacific. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1419: 1-90. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Grasshoff, M. (1992). Die Flachwasser-Gorgonarien von Europa und Westafrika (Cnidaria, Anthozoa). <em>Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Band 149.</em> Frankfurt a. M., 135 pp.
page(s): 54 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Leptogorgia sp., 57 m Yellowtail Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
 

Leptogorgia sp., 61 m Roughtongue Reef, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
 

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