WoRMS taxon details

Xenia Lamarck, 1816

204396  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204396)

accepted
Genus
Species Xenia amparoi Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia ashworthi Kükenthal, 1902
Species Xenia bauiana May, 1898
Species Xenia blumi Schenk, 1896
Species Xenia coerulea Ehrenberg, 1834
Species Xenia crassa Schenk, 1896
Species Xenia crispitentaculata Verseveldt, 1977
Species Xenia cylindrica Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia dayi Tixier-Durivault, 1959
Species Xenia delicata Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia depressa Kükenthal, 1909
Species Xenia distorta Tixier-Durivault, 1966
Species Xenia elongata Dana, 1846
Species Xenia felicianoi Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia fimbriata Utinomi, 1955
Species Xenia fisheri Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia flava Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia flexibilis Halász, McFadden, Toonen & Benayahu, 2019
Species Xenia fusca Schenk, 1896
Species Xenia garciae Bourne, 1895
Species Xenia grasshoffi Verseveldt, 1974
Species Xenia hicksoni Ashworth, 1899
Species Xenia humilis Verseveldt, 1977
Species Xenia intermedia Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia kuekenthali Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia kusimotoensis Utinomi, 1955
Species Xenia lepida Verseveldt, 1971
Species Xenia lillieae Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia mayi Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia medusoides May, 1898
Species Xenia membranacea Schenk, 1896
Species Xenia mucosa Verseveldt & Tursch, 1979
Species Xenia multipinnata (Tixier-Durivault, 1966)
Species Xenia multispiculata Kükenthal, 1909
Species Xenia novaebritanniae Ashworth, 1900
Species Xenia novaecaledoniae Verseveldt, 1974
Species Xenia puertogalerae Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia quinqueserta May, 1898
Species Xenia rubens Schenk, 1896
Species Xenia sansibariana May, 1899
Species Xenia schenki Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia sexseriata Verseveldt, 1977
Species Xenia spicata Li, 1982
Species Xenia stellifera Verseveldt, 1977
Species Xenia ternatana Schenk, 1896
Species Xenia tripartita Roxas, 1933
Species Xenia tumbatuana May, 1898
Species Xenia umbellata Lamarck, 1816
Species Xenia viridis Schenk, 1896

Species Xenia antarctica Kükenthal, 1902 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia brunnea Saville Kent, 1893 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia capitata Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia danae Verrill, 1869 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia indivisa Sars, 1857 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia ochracea Saville Kent, 1893 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia pulsitans Saville Kent, 1893 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Xenia samoensis Kölliker, 1865 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Xenia caerulea Ehrenberg, 1834 represented as Xenia coerulea Ehrenberg, 1834

Species Xenia actuosa Verseveldt & Tursch, 1979 accepted as Xenia sansibariana May, 1899 (synonym)
Species Xenia ainex Reinicke, 1997 accepted as Ovabunda ainex (Reinicke, 1997) (original combination)
Species Xenia arabica Reinicke, 1995 accepted as Ovabunda arabica (Reinicke, 1995) (original combination)
Species Xenia benayahui Reinicke, 1995 accepted as Ovabunda benayahui (Reinicke, 1995) (original combination)
Species Xenia biseriata Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971 accepted as Ovabunda biseriata (Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971) (original combination)
Species Xenia capensis (Hickson, 1900) accepted as Malacacanthus capensis (Hickson, 1900) (changed combination)
Species Xenia caribaeorum Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Erythropodium caribaeorum (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) (original combination)
Species Xenia crenata Reinicke, 1997 accepted as Ovabunda crenata (Reinicke, 1997) (original combination)
Species Xenia crista Reinicke, 1997 accepted as Ovabunda arabica (Reinicke, 1995) (synonym)
Species Xenia crosslandi Kükenthal, 1914 accepted as Anthelia glauca Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Species Xenia desjardiniana Templeton, 1835 accepted as Clavularia desjardiniana (Templeton, 1835) (original combination)
Species Xenia elisabethae (Kölliker, 1874) accepted as Heteroxenia elisabethae Kölliker, 1874 (changed combination)
Species Xenia esperi Schweigger, 1819 accepted as Alcyonium spongiosum Esper, 1829 (synonym)
Species Xenia faraunensis Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971 accepted as Ovabunda faraunensis (Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971) (original combination)
Species Xenia florida (Lesson, 1826) accepted as Xenia danae Verrill, 1869 (synonym)
Species Xenia florida Dana, 1846 accepted as Xenia danae Verrill, 1869 (synonym (authority incorrect))
Species Xenia fuscescens Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Heteroxenia fuscescens (Ehrenberg, 1834) (original combination)
Species Xenia gohari Reinicke, 1997 accepted as Ovabunda gohari (Reinicke, 1997) (original combination)
Species Xenia hamsina Reinicke, 1997 accepted as Ovabunda hamsina (Reinicke, 1997) (original combination)
Species Xenia impulsatilla Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971 accepted as Ovabunda impulsatilla (Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971) (original combination)
Species Xenia macrospiculata Gohar, 1940 accepted as Ovabunda macrospiculata (Gohar, 1940) (original combination)
Species Xenia miniata Reinicke, 1997 accepted as Ovabunda impulsatilla (Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971) (synonym)
Species Xenia multipinnata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) accepted as Cespitularia multipinnata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (changed combination)
Species Xenia nana Hickson, 1931 accepted as Aldersladum nana (Hickson, 1931) (original combination)
Species Xenia obscuronata Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971 accepted as Ovabunda obscuronata (Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971) accepted as Ovabunda biseriata (Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971) (synonym)
Species Xenia plicata Schenk, 1896 accepted as Xenia blumi Schenk, 1896 (synonym)
Species Xenia purpurea Lamarck, 1816 accepted as Spongodes florida (Esper, 1791) accepted as Dendronephthya florida (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Xenia rigida Thomson & Henderson, 1906 accepted as Xenia crosslandi Kükenthal, 1914 accepted as Anthelia glauca Lamarck, 1816 (pre-occupied)
Species Xenia rigida May, 1899 accepted as Heteroxenia rigida (May, 1899) (original combination)
Species Xenia subviridis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) accepted as Cespitularia subviridis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (changed combination)
Species Xenia uniserta Kükenthal, 1902 accepted as Heteroxenia uniserta (Kükenthal, 1902) (original combination)
Species Xenia verseveldti Benayahu, 1990 accepted as Ovabunda verseveldti (Benayahu, 1990) (original combination)
Species Xenia viridus Schenk, 1896 accepted as Xenia viridis Schenk, 1896 (misspelling)
Species Xenia wandeli (Jungersen, 1892) accepted as Ceratocaulon wandeli Jungersen, 1892 (changed combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698
page(s): 409-410 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Xenia Lamarck, 1816. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204396 on 2021-05-09
Date
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1997-09-01 14:43:33Z
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2010-09-16 09:11:12Z
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2019-05-10 03:13:51Z
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original description Lamarck, J.-B. M. de. (1816). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome second. Paris: Verdière, 568 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47698
page(s): 409-410 [details]   

original description  (of Xaenia Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Loridella Gray, 1869) Gray, J.E. (1869). Notes on the fleshy alcyonoid corals (Alcyonium, Linn., or Zoophytaria carnosa). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 4.</em> 3(13-18): 117-131., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24740479
page(s): 126-127 [details]   

original description  (of Wardella Gray, 1869) Gray, J.E. (1869). Notes on the fleshy alcyonoid corals (Alcyonium, Linn., or Zoophytaria carnosa). <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 4.</em> 3(13-18): 117-131., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24740479
page(s): 127 [details]   

basis of record Benayahu, Y (1993). Corals of the South-west Indian Ocean. I. Alcyonacea from Sodwana Bay, South Africa. Oceanographic Research Institute, Investigational Report No. 67. 16 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source May, W. (1899). Beitrage zur Systematik und Chorologie der Alcyonaceen. <em>Jenaische Zeitschrift fur Naturwissenschaft.</em> 33: 1-180.
page(s): 66-80 [details]   

additional source Hickson, S.J. (1931). The alcyonarian family Xeniidae, with a revision of the genera and species. <em>Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929, Scientific Reports.</em> 4(5): 137-185., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/49516703 [details]   
 
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Japanese ウミアザミ属  [details]
Xenia umbellata DMS
 Xenia umbellata DMS
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Xenia umbellata1 DMS
 Xenia umbellata1 DMS
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Xenia umbellata2 DMS
 Xenia umbellata2 DMS
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