WoRMS taxon details

Sporadopora dichotoma (Moseley, 1876)

174791  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:174791)

accepted
Species
Polypora dichotoma Moseley, 1876 (basionym, changed combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Polypora dichotoma Moseley, 1876) Moseley HN. (1876). Preliminary note on the structure of the Stylasteridae, a group of stony corals which, like the Milleporidae, are hydroids, and not anthozoans. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.</em> 1876 172: 93-101. [details]   
Depth range 250-1498 m  
Depth range 250-1498 m [details]

Taxonomy Originally described in the bryozoan genus Polypora.  
Taxonomy Originally described in the bryozoan genus Polypora. [details]
Schuchert, P. (2021). World Hydrozoa Database. Sporadopora dichotoma (Moseley, 1876). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=174791 on 2021-06-14
Date
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2005-07-14 09:00:06Z
created
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2010-09-30 14:45:18Z
checked
2021-04-30 15:39:41Z
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original description  (of Polypora dichotoma Moseley, 1876) Moseley HN. (1876). Preliminary note on the structure of the Stylasteridae, a group of stony corals which, like the Milleporidae, are hydroids, and not anthozoans. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Society of London.</em> 1876 172: 93-101. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Cnidaria Antarctic checklist (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns SD. (1983). A generic revision of the Stylasterina (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Part 1. Description of the genera. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 33(2): 427-508. [details]   

additional source Moseley HN. (1879). On the structure of the Stylasteridae, a family of the hydroid stony corals. <em>Philosophical Transacations of the Royal Society of London.</em> 169 (2): 425-503, pls. 38-44. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, van der Land J. (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. (1881 [1880]). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, in the years 1873–1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 2 (part 7): 1-248, pl. Hydrocorallinae 1-14, Helioporidae 1-2, Madreporaria 1-16., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-07/README.htm [details]   

additional source Bernal M, Cairns S, Penchaszadeh P, Lauretta D. (2021). Stylasterids (Hydrozoa: Stylasteridae) from Mar del Plata submarine canyon and adjacent area (southwestern Atlantic), with a key to the species off Argentina. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4969(3): 401-452., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4969.3.1 [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1983). A generic revision of the Stylasterina (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). Part 1. Description of the genera. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 33(2): 427-508. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1983). Antarctic and subantarctic Stylasterina (Coelenterata: Hydrozoa). In: Biology of the Antarctic Seas, XIII. <em>Antarctic Research Series.</em> 38 (2): 61-164. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 250-1498 m [details]

Taxonomy Originally described in the bryozoan genus Polypora. [details]

From other sources
Biology calcareous colonies, no free medusae [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Sporadopora dichotoma USNM 60100 ampulla, efferent duct, and surface pore visible)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (Sporadopora dichotoma USNM 60100 branch segment cross section)
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