WoRMS name details

Lophelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

135095  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135095)

 unaccepted (Synonymy)
Genus
Madrepora prolifera Pallas, 1766 accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Lophelia anthophyllites (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Pourtalosmilia anthophyllites (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Lophelia californica Durham, 1947 accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lophelia exigua (Pourtalès, 1871) accepted as Madrepora carolina (Pourtalès, 1871) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Lophelia prolifera (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Lophelia subcostata Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Mémoire sur les polypiers appartenant a aux groups naturels des zoanthaires perforés es des zoanthaires tabulés. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences 29: 257-263. [details]   
Depth range 39-2775 m  
Depth range 39-2775 m [details]

Fossil range Pliocene to Recent  
Fossil range Pliocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Lophelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135095 on 2022-08-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-22 06:50:38Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-13 23:22:01Z
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Mémoire sur les polypiers appartenant a aux groups naturels des zoanthaires perforés es des zoanthaires tabulés. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences 29: 257-263. [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <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. 109-110 (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 Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., Budd, A.F., Lathuilière, B., Roniewicz, E., Stolarski, J., Johnson, K.G. (2010). Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Filkorn HF. (1994). Fossil Scleractinian Corals from James Ross Basin, Antarctica. <em>Antarctic Research Series.</em> 65: 1-96., available online at https://doi.org/10.1029/ar065 [details]   

additional source Farrow, G. E.; Durant, G. P. (1985). Carbonate-basaltic sediments from Cobb Seamount, Northeast Pacific: zonation, bioerosion and petrology. Marine Geology, 65, 73-102
page(s): 73, 78, 79, 90, 91  [details]   

additional source Bo, M.; Tazioli, S.; Spanò, N.; Bavestrello, G. (2008). Antipathella subpinnata (Antipatharia, Myriopathidae) in Italian seas. Italian Journal of Zoology, 75(2): 185-195
page(s): 194 [details]   

additional source MacDonald, I. R.; Boland, G. S.; Baker, J. S.; Brooks, J. M.; Kennicutt, M. C.; Bidigare, R. R. (1989). Gulf of Mexico hydrocarbon seep communities. Marine Biology, 101, 235-247
page(s): 239 [details]   

additional source Tambs-Lyche, H. (1954). Notes on the Hydrography of Bolstadfjorden, a Land-locked Fjord near Bergen. A.S. John Griegs Boktrykkeri. Bergen., pp. 13.
page(s): 6, 13 [details]   

source of synonymy Addamo AM, Vertino A, Stolarski J, García-Jiménez R, Taviani M, Machordom A. (2016). Merging scleractinian genera: the overwhelming genetic similarity between solitary Desmophyllum and colonial Lophelia. <em>BMC Evolutionary Biology.</em> 16: 108., available online at https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-016-0654-8 [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 125: 1-235. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Corallum colonial, forming large dendroid colonies through intracalicular budding; coenosteum dense; costae poorly developed; pali absent; columella poorly developed; sparse endothecal dissepiments. [details]

Remark Monotypic, the single species known from the Pliocene to Recent (Zibrowius, 1980). [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 39-2775 m [details]

Fossil range Pliocene to Recent [details]
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