WoRMS taxon details

Acanella Gray, 1870

125303  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125303)

accepted
Genus
Species Acanella africana Kükenthal, 1915
Species Acanella arbuscula (Johnson, 1862)
Species Acanella aurelia Heestand Saucier & France, 2017
Species Acanella chiliensis Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Acanella dispar Bayer, 1990
Species Acanella furcata Thomson, 1929
Species Acanella gregori (Gray, 1868)
Species Acanella microspiculata Aurivillius, 1931
Species Acanella rigida Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Acanella robusta Thomson & Henderson, 1906
Species Acanella scarletae Heestand Saucier & France, 2017
Species Acanella verticillata Kükenthal, 1915
Species Acanella weberi Nutting, 1910

Species Acanella eburnea (Pourtalès, 1868) accepted as Acanella arbuscula (Johnson, 1862) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acanella gigliolii Cecchini, 1914 accepted as Isidella elongata (Esper, 1788) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acanella japonica Kükenthal, 1915 accepted as Acanella rigida Wright & Studer, 1889 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acanella mediterranea Cecchini, 1914 accepted as Isidella elongata (Esper, 1788) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acanella normani Verrill, 1878 accepted as Acanella arbuscula (Johnson, 1862) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acanella sibogae Nutting, 1910 accepted as Acanella rigida Wright & Studer, 1889 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acanella simplex Verrill, 1883 accepted as Lepidisis simplex (Verrill, 1883) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Acanella spiculosa Verrill, 1883 accepted as Acanella arbuscula (Johnson, 1862) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
feminine
Gray, J. E. (1870). Catalogue of Lithophytes or stony corals in the collection of the British Museum. pp. 1-51., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23832271
page(s): 16 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Acanella Gray, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125303 on 2022-11-30
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-04 06:53:11Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2020-02-11 14:52:44Z
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2020-11-16 01:27:23Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1870). Catalogue of Lithophytes or stony corals in the collection of the British Museum. pp. 1-51., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/23832271
page(s): 16 [details]   

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[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 Bayer, F. M.; Stefani, J. (1987). New and previously known taxa of isidid octocorals (Coelenterata:Gorgonacea), partly from antarctic waters. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 100(4): 937-991.
page(s): 938, 941 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M.; Stefani, J. (1987). Isididae (Gorgonacea) de Nouvelle-Calédonie: Nouvelle clé des genres de la famille. <em>Bull. Mus. natn. Hist. nat., Paris.</em> 4e sér. 9:47-106., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/58704441
page(s): 49, 51 [details]   

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 Bayer, F.M. (1955). Contributions to the nomenclature, systematics, and morphology of the Octocorallia. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 105: 207-220, plates 1-8., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15705299
page(s): 216 [details]   

additional source Smith, P. J.; McVeagh, S. M.; Mingoia, J. T.; France, S. C. (2004). Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation in deep-sea bamboo coral (Keratoisidinae) species in the southwest and northwest Pacific Ocean. Marine Biology, 144, 253-261
page(s): 254, 255, 256, 257, 258, 259, 260 [details]   

additional source Belcik, F. P. (1977). A distribution study of the Octocorallia of Oregon. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 24(1-3): 49-52
page(s): 51 [details]   

additional source Grigg, R. W.; Bayer, F. M. (1976). Present knowledge of the systematics and zoogeography of the order Gorgonacea in Hawaii. Pacific Science, 30(2): 167-175
page(s): 170, 172 [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): 281, 288, 292 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Acanella sp., 1790 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-OER.
 

Acanella sp., 1946 m Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-OER.
 

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