WoRMS name details

Nephthea Audouin, 1828

205891  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205891)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Genus
Nephthya Ehrenberg, 1834 · unaccepted (synonym, variant spelling)
Nephtya · unaccepted (lapsus, misspelled in Van Beneden, 1867)
Species Nephthea aberrans Verseveldt, 1968 accepted as Litophyton savignyi (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Nephthea acuticonica Verseveldt, 1974 accepted as Litophyton acuticonicum (Verseveldt, 1974) (original combination)
Species Nephthea albida (Holm, 1894) accepted as Litophyton albida (Holm, 1894) accepted as Litophyton savignyi (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Nephthea amboinensis (Burchardt, 1902) accepted as Nephthya amboinensis Burchardt, 1902 (variant spelling)
Species Nephthea amentacea Studer, 1895 accepted as Litophyton amentaceum (Studer, 1895) (original combination)
Species Nephthea armata Thomson & Henderson, 1906 accepted as Stereonephthya armata (Thomson & Henderson, 1906) (original combination)
Species Nephthea aurantiaca Verrill, 1865 accepted as Chromonephthea aurantiaca (Verrill, 1865) (original combination, variant spelling)
Species Nephthea australis Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Chromonephthea rubra (Kükenthal, 1910) (synonym)
Species Nephthea bayeri Verseveldt, 1966 accepted as Litophyton bayeri (Verseveldt, 1966) (original combination)
Species Nephthea bedfordi Shann, 1912 accepted as Litophyton bedfordi (Shann, 1912) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Nephthea brassica Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton brassicum (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea bredfordi Shann, 1912 accepted as Litophyton bedfordi (Shann, 1912) (unaccepted > misspelling)
Species Nephthea bumasta Verseveldt, 1973 accepted as Litophyton bumastum (Verseveldt, 1973) (original combination)
Species Nephthea capnelliformis Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Litophyton capnelliformis (Thomson & Dean, 1931) (original combination)
Species Nephthea cervispiculosa (Thomson & Dean, 1931) accepted as Nephthea cervispiculosa Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Litophyton cervispiculosum (Thomson & Dean, 1931) (authority rendered incorrectly)
Species Nephthea cervispiculosa Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Litophyton cervispiculosum (Thomson & Dean, 1931) (original combination)
Species Nephthea chabrolii Audouin, 1828 accepted as Litophyton chabrolii (Audouin, 1828) (original combination)
Species Nephthea columnaris Studer, 1895 accepted as Litophyton columnaris (Studer, 1895) (original combination)
Species Nephthea compacta Verseveldt, 1966 accepted as Litophyton compactum (Verseveldt, 1966) (original combination)
Species Nephthea complanata Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Chromonephthea complanata (Kükenthal, 1910) (original combination, variant spelling)
Species Nephthea concinna Kükenthal, 1905 accepted as Litophyton concinnum (Kükenthal, 1905) (original combination)
Species Nephthea corallina Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Litophyton corallinum (Kükenthal, 1910) (original combination)
Species Nephthea cordierii Ehrenberg (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
Species Nephthea cornuta Verseveldt, 1977 accepted as Chromonephthea cornuta (Verseveldt, 1977) (synonym)
Species Nephthea crassa Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton crassum (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea cupressiformis Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton cupressiformis (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea dampierensis Verseveldt, 1977 accepted as Chromonephthea dampierensis (Verseveldt, 1977) (original combination)
Species Nephthea debilis (Kükenthal, 1895) accepted as Litophyton debilis (Kükenthal, 1895) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea digitata (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Litophyton digitatum (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea elatensis Verseveldt & Cohen, 1971 accepted as Litophyton striatum (Kükenthal, 1903) (synonym)
Species Nephthea elongata (Kükenthal, 1895) accepted as Litophyton elongatum (Kükenthal, 1895) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea eos Kükenthal, 1905 accepted as Chromonephthea eos (Kükenthal, 1905) (original combination)
Species Nephthea erecta Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton erectum (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea filamentosa Verseveldt, 1973 accepted as Litophyton filamentosum (Verseveldt, 1973) (original combination)
Species Nephthea formosana Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Chromonephthea formosana (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea galbuloides Verseveldt, 1973 accepted as Litophyton striatum (Kükenthal, 1903) (synonym)
Species Nephthea globulosa (May, 1899) accepted as Litophyton globulosum (May, 1899) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea glomerata Thomson & Simpson, 1909 accepted as Chromonephthea glomerata (Thomson & Simpson, 1909) (original combination)
Species Nephthea gracillima Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Litophyton gracillimum (Thomson & Dean, 1931) (original combination)
Species Nephthea granulata Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Chromonephthea hartmeyeri (Kükenthal, 1910) (synonym)
Species Nephthea grisea (Kükenthal, 1895) accepted as Litophyton griseum (Kükenthal, 1895) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea hartmeyeri Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Chromonephthea hartmeyeri (Kükenthal, 1910) (original combination)
Species Nephthea hirsuta Tixier-Durivault, 1966 accepted as Stereonephthya hirsuta (Tixier-Durivault, 1966) (original combination)
Species Nephthea inermis (Holm, 1895) accepted as Chromonephthea inermis (Holm, 1895) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea junipera Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Litophyton juniperum (Thomson & Dean, 1931) (original combination)
Species Nephthea laevis sensu Verseveldt, 1974 accepted as Litophyton arboreum Forskål, 1775
Species Nephthea laevis Kükenthal, 1913 accepted as Litophyton laevis (Kükenthal, 1913) (original combination)
Species Nephthea lanternaria Verseveldt, 1973 accepted as Litophyton lanternarium (Verseveldt, 1973) (original combination)
Species Nephthea legiopolypa Verseveldt & Alderslade, 1982 accepted as Litophyton legiopolypum (Verseveldt & Alderslade, 1982) (original combination)
Species Nephthea lobulifera (Holm, 1895) accepted as Chromonephthea lobulifera (Holm, 1895) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Nephthea mollis Macfadyen, 1936 accepted as Litophyton mollis (Macfadyen, 1936) (original combination)
Species Nephthea nigra (Kükenthal, 1895) accepted as Nephthea nigrescens Roxas, 1933 accepted as Litophyton nigrum (Kükenthal, 1895) (pre-occupied)
Species Nephthea nigrescens Roxas, 1933 accepted as Litophyton nigrum (Kükenthal, 1895) (synonym)
Species Nephthea pacifica Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton pacificum (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea pyramidalis (Kükenthal, 1895) accepted as Litophyton pyramidalis (Kükenthal, 1895) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea quercus Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Chromonephthea rubra (Kükenthal, 1910) (synonym)
Species Nephthea rubra Kükenthal, 1910 accepted as Chromonephthea rubra (Kükenthal, 1910) (original combination)
Species Nephthea savignyi Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Litophyton savignyi (Ehrenberg, 1834) (original combination, variant spelling)
Species Nephthea setoensis Utinomi, 1954 accepted as Litophyton setoensis (Utinomi, 1954) (original combination)
Species Nephthea sibogae Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Litophyton sibogae (Thomson & Dean, 1931) (original combination)
Species Nephthea simulata Verseveldt, 1970 accepted as Litophyton simulatum (Verseveldt, 1970) (original combination)
Species Nephthea sphaerophora Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton sphaerophorum (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea striata Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton striatum (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1896) accepted as Litophyton tenuis (Kükenthal, 1895) (changed combination)
Species Nephthea thujaria Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton thujarium (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea tixierae Verseveldt, 1968 accepted as Litophyton savignyi (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Nephthea tongaensis Kükenthal, 1903 accepted as Litophyton tongaensis (Kükenthal, 1903) (original combination)
Species Nephthea zanzibarensis Thomson & Henderson, 1906 accepted as Stereonephthya zanzibarensis Thomson & Henderson, 1906 (original combination)

Species Nephthea ceylonensis Thomson & Henderson, 1905 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, variant spelling)
marine
Audouin, J. V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches de polypes de l'Egypte et de la Syrie, publiees par Jules-Cesar Savigny. <em>In: Audouin, J. V. (editor) Description de l'Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française ... Histoire naturelle, (Imprimerie Impériale, Paris).</em> 1(4): 225-244., available online at https://books.google.be/books?id=oU2CuZ_FuKwC&dq=Explication%20sommaire%20des%20planches%20de%20polypes%20de%20l'Egypte%20et%20de%20la%20Syrie%2C%20publiees%20par%20Jules-Cesar%20Savigny.&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q=Audouin,%20J.%20V.&f=false
page(s): 49 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Nephthea Audouin, 1828. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205891 on 2022-08-18
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1998-11-13 11:41:50Z
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2001-02-27 17:40:30Z
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Martinez, Olga
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2016-04-06 14:13:13Z
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2016-04-22 09:18:44Z
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2020-12-31 21:29:15Z
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original description Audouin, J. V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches de polypes de l'Egypte et de la Syrie, publiees par Jules-Cesar Savigny. <em>In: Audouin, J. V. (editor) Description de l'Egypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Egypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française ... Histoire naturelle, (Imprimerie Impériale, Paris).</em> 1(4): 225-244., available online at https://books.google.be/books?id=oU2CuZ_FuKwC&dq=Explication%20sommaire%20des%20planches%20de%20polypes%20de%20l'Egypte%20et%20de%20la%20Syrie%2C%20publiees%20par%20Jules-Cesar%20Savigny.&pg=PA40#v=onepage&q=Audouin,%20J.%20V.&f=false
page(s): 49 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 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 Verseveldt, J. (1983). The Octocorallian genera Spongodes Lesson, Neospongodes Kükenthal and Stereonephthya Kükenthal. <em>Beaufortia.</em> 33(1): 1-13., available online at http://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/548867
page(s): 1, 5 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G.B. (1997). Xeniidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) of the Red Sea, with descriptions of six new species of Xenia. <em>Fauna of Saudi Arabia.</em> 16: 5-62.
page(s): 20 [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Stoloniferous octocorals and soft corals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 100: 249-358., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41110040
page(s): 348, 352 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1960). A revision of the nomenclature of the family Nephtheidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). I. The genera Capnella, Scleronephthya and Chondronephthya (n.g.). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 8(1): 27-40., available online at https://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2433/174705/1/fia0081_027.pdf
page(s): 38 [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, v, 18, 21, 34, 35, 41, 45, 46, 50, 51, 104-105, 106, 108, 110, 114, 120, 124, 134 [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): 140 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G. B.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (1999). Soft corals (Alcyonacea: Octocorallia) from shallow water in the Chagos Archipelago: species assemblages and their distribution. Linnean Society Occasional Publications, 2, 67-85, plates 1-10
page(s): 70, 71, 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 84, 90 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Yosief, T.; Schleyer, M. H. (2002). Soft corals (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) of the southern Red Sea. Israel Journal of Zoology, 48, 273-283
page(s): 277 [details]   

additional source Benayahu, Y.; Shlagman, A.; Schleyer, M. H. (2003). Corals of the south-west Indian Ocean: VI. The Alcyonacea (Octocorallia) of Mozambique, with a discussion on soft coral distribution on south equatorial East African reefs. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 345, 49-57
page(s): 52 [details]   

additional source Ben-David-Zaslow, R.; Henning, G.; Hofmann, D. K.; Benayahu, Y. (1999). Reproduction in the Red Sea soft coral Heteroxenia fuscescens: seasonality and long-term record (1991 to 1997). Marine Biology, 133, 553-559
page(s): 553 [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]   

status source van Ofwegen, L.P. (2016). The genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nephtheidae) in the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 567: 1-128., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.567.7212 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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