WoRMS taxon details

Menella Gray, 1870

205632  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205632)

accepted
Genus
Plexauroides Wright & Studer, 1889 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species Menella filiformis (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Menella flora (Nutting, 1910)
Species Menella grayi Nutting, 1910
Species Menella heterospiculata (Broch, 1916)
Species Menella indica Gray, 1870
Species Menella indica (Ridley, 1887)
Species Menella kanisa Grasshoff, 2000
Species Menella kouare Grasshoff, 1999
Species Menella lenzii (Studer, 1895)
Species Menella michaelseni (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Menella mikrodentata (Broch, 1916)
Species Menella mjobergi (Broch, 1916)
Species Menella multispinosa (Broch, 1916)
Species Menella praelonga (Ridley, 1884)
Species Menella pseudoaurantiaca (Stiasny, 1942)
Species Menella regularis (Kükenthal, 1909)
Species Menella rigida (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Menella rubescens Nutting, 1910
Species Menella simplex (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Menella spinifera (Kükenthal, 1911)
Species Menella spinosa (Kükenthal, 1908)
Species Menella unilateralis (Studer, 1895)
Species Menella woodin Grasshoff, 1999

Species Menella complexa (Nutting, 1910) accepted as Echinogorgia complexa Nutting, 1910 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Menella grandiflora Nutting, 1908 accepted as Clavularia grandiflora (Nutting, 1908) (original combination)
Species Menella reticulata (Esper, 1791) accepted as Echinogorgia reticulata (Esper, 1791) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Menella reticuloides (Nutting, 1910) accepted as Paraplexaura reticuloides (Nutting, 1910) (changed combination)

Species Menella ramosissima (Stiasny, 1935) (uncertain > nomen dubium)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray, J.E. (1870). Notes on some new genera and species of alcyonoid corals in the British Museum. <em>The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology.</em> (4) 5: 405-408., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16355608
page(s): 407 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Menella Gray, 1870. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205632 on 2022-09-24
Date
action
by
1998-12-04 23:00:00Z
created
2005-06-01 21:18:29Z
changed
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked
2021-04-11 20:29:49Z
changed

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original description Gray, J.E. (1870). Notes on some new genera and species of alcyonoid corals in the British Museum. <em>The Annals and magazine of natural history; zoology, botany, and geology.</em> (4) 5: 405-408., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16355608
page(s): 407 [details]   

original description  (of Plexauroides Wright & Studer, 1889) Wright, E.P.; Studer, T. (1889). Report on the Alcyonaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 31 (part 64), lxxii+ 314 pp., 43 pls. London., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2081946
page(s): 138 [details]   

basis of record 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 Utinomi, H.; Harada, E. (1973). Rediscovery of an enigmatic octocoral, Pseudogorgia godeffroyi Kolliker, from southern Australia and a discussion on its systematic position. <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 20: 111-132.
page(s): 126 [details]   

additional source Fabricius, K.; Alderslade, P. N. (2001). Soft Corals and Sea Fans: A Comprehensive Guide to the Shallow-water Genera of the Central-West Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., pp. 264.
page(s): iv, 36, 60, 206-207, 209, 222 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1989). A review of recent research on the sublittoral coral reefs of northern Natal with a provisional assessment of findings regarding the distribution of octocorals on Two-Mile Reef, Sodwana Bay. South African Journal of Science, 85, 140-141
page(s): 141 [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): 210, 288, 290 [details]   

additional source Wirshing, H. H.; Messing, C. G.; Douady, C. J.; Reed, J. K.; Stanhope, M. J. (2005). Molecular evidence for multiple lineages in the gorgonian family Plexauridae (Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Marine Biology, 147, 497-508
page(s): 500, 503, 505, 506 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1989). A provisional annotated list of octocorallian coelenterates occurring on the sublittoral coral reefs at Sodwana Bay and Kosi Bay, northern Natal, with a key to the genera. South African Journal of Science, 85, 141-144
page(s): 142 [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]   
 
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