WoRMS taxon details

Polycyathus Duncan, 1876

135098  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135098)

accepted
Genus
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Duncan PM. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29099627#page/524/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range 0-441 m  
Depth range 0-441 m [details]

Taxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987)  
Taxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Polycyathus Duncan, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135098 on 2022-06-29
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2010-08-18 00:01:05Z
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2010-09-15 23:16:22Z
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2019-10-13 06:34:19Z
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original description Duncan PM. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29099627#page/524/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Agelecyathus Duncan, 1876) Duncan PM. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29099627#page/524/mode/1up [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[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 Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Daly, M.M., Fautin D.G., Cappola V.A., 2003. Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139 3: 419-437.
page(s): 424-425, 427-428 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Randall, R.H., 2003. An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. Micronesica 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 135 [details]   

additional source Amaral, F. D.; Hudson, M. M.; da Silveira, F. L.; Migotto, A. E.; Pinto, S. M.; Longo, L. (2002). Cnidarians of Saint Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, Northeast Brazil. <em>Proceedings of the Ninth International Coral Reef Symposium.</em> 1, 567-571.
page(s): 567, 569 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Pillai CSG. (1972). Stony corals of the seas around India. <em>Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Corals and Coral Reefs, 1969. Marine Biological Association of India Symposium.</em> 5: 191-216. [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H.; Saldanha, L. (1976). Sclératiniaires récoltés en plongée au Portugal et dans les archipels de Madère et des Açores. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciencias Naturais, 16, 91-114
page(s): 92, 93, 94, 105-106 [details]   

additional source Duncan PM (1884) A revision of the families and genera of the sclerodermic Zoantharia, Ed. & H., or Madreporaria (M. Rugosa excepted). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 18: 1-204. [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]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1995). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa. <em>New Zealand Oceanographic Memoir.</em> 103: 1-210. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-441 m [details]

Taxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987) [details]