WoRMS taxon details

Malacacanthus capensis (Hickson, 1900)

213058  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213058)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Heteroxenia capensis Hickson, 1900) Hickson, S. J. (1900). The Alcyonaria and Hydrocorallinae of the Cape of Good Hope. <em>Marine Investigations in South Africa.</em> 1: 67-96., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12040386
page(s): 70-72 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Malacacanthus capensis (Hickson, 1900). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=213058 on 2021-12-01
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1998-11-17 13:54:23Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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original description  (of Heteroxenia capensis Hickson, 1900) Hickson, S. J. (1900). The Alcyonaria and Hydrocorallinae of the Cape of Good Hope. <em>Marine Investigations in South Africa.</em> 1: 67-96., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12040386
page(s): 70-72 [details]   

original description  (of Malacacanthus rufus Thomson, 1910) Thomson, J.S. (1910). The Alcyonaria of the Cape of Good Hope and Natal. Alcyonacea. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.</em> 47(3): 549-589, plates 1-4.
page(s): 583-55 [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 van Ofwegen, L.P.; Cairns, S.D. ; van der Land, J. (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[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.
page(s): 312-314 [details]   

additional source Tixier-Durivault, A. (1954). Les octocoralliaires d'Afrique du Sud. (I. Alcyonacea). <em>Bulletin de la Museum Nationale d'Histoire naturelle Paris, Ser. 2.</em> 26(1): 385-390., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/54823606
page(s): 390 [details]   

new combination reference Williams, G.C. (1987). The aberrant and monotypic soft coral genus Malacacanthus Thomson, 1910 (Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) endemic to southern Africa. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 21: 1337-1346. [details]   
 
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