WoRMS name details

Mopsella Gray, 1858

267600  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267600)

 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species Mopsella amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) accepted as Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella atrorubens (Gray, 1870) accepted as Melithaea atrorubens (Gray, 1870) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella aurantia (Esper, 1798) accepted as Melithaea aurantia (Esper, 1798) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella clavigera Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea clavigera (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
Species Mopsella dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Melithaea dichotoma (Linnaeus, 1758) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella dubia Broch, 1916 accepted as Melithaea dubia (Broch, 1916) (original combination)
Species Mopsella ellisii Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea ellisi (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
Species Mopsella elongata (Gray, 1859) accepted as Melithaea elongata (Gray, 1859) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella gracilis Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea gracilis (Gray, 1859) (original combination)
Species Mopsella hicksoni Thorpe, 1928 accepted as Melithaea thorpeae Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (junior secondary homonym of Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911))
Species Mopsella japonica Verrill, 1865 accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (original combination)
Species Mopsella klunzingeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea klunzingeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Mopsella planiloca Ridley, 1888 accepted as Melithaea planiloca (Ridley, 1888) (original combination)
Species Mopsella retifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea retifera (Lamarck, 1816) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella robusta (Shann, 1912) accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella sanguinea Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea sanguinea (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Mopsella singularis Thomson, 1916 accepted as Melithaea singularis (Thomson, 1916) (original combination)
Species Mopsella sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea sinuata (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella spinosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea spinosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
Species Mopsella spongiosa Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea spongiosa (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
Species Mopsella studeri Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea studeri (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
Species Mopsella tenella (Dana, 1846) accepted as Melithaea tenella Dana, 1846 (changed combination)
Species Mopsella textiformis (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Melithaea textiformis (Lamarck, 1816) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella triangulata (Nutting, 1911) accepted as Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911) (changed combination)
Species Mopsella zimmeri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea zimmeri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)

Species Mopsella australis Gray, 1872 (uncertain > unassessed)
Species Mopsella erythracea Milne Edwards (uncertain)
Species Mopsella fragilis Broch, 1916 (uncertain)
Species Mopsella rubrinodis Broch, 1916 (uncertain)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray, J.E. (1857). Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 25 (1): 278-294., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32451423
page(s): 284 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Mopsella Gray, 1858. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267600 on 2022-12-04
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2010-09-15 12:49:54Z
2014-01-10 09:03:38Z
2014-01-20 07:04:24Z
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original description Gray, J.E. (1857). Synopsis of the families and genera of axiferous zoophytes or barked corals. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 25 (1): 278-294., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32451423
page(s): 284 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. (2003). A new genus and species of soft coral (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Alcyoniidae) from Lord Howe Island, Australia. <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen.</em> 345: 19-30., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/220290
page(s): 20 [details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. (1998). Revisionary systematics in the gorgonian family Isididae, with descriptions of numerous new taxa (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). <em>Records of the Western Australian Museum.</em> Supplement No. 55: 1-360.
page(s): 8 [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): 28 [details]   

additional source Kükenthal, W. (1919). Gorgonaria. <em>Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer “Valdivia”, 1898–1899.</em> 13, 1–946., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6222923
page(s): 155-159 [details]   

additional source Grasshoff, M.; Bargibant, G. (2001). Coral Reef Gorgonians of New Caledonia. IRD Èditions. Paris., pp. 335.
page(s): 80, 83, 318, 319 [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, 57, 170-171, 174-175, 176, 177, 178 [details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. N. (1992). Mopsea Lamouroux, 1816 (Cnidaria, Anthozoa): proposed designation of Isis encrinula Lamarck, 1815 as the type species. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 49(2): 104-108
page(s): 106 [details]   

source of synonymy Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality