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Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794)

290797  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:290797)

accepted
Species
Eunicea humosa (Esper, 1794) · unaccepted (synonym)
Gorgonia homomalla Esper, 1794 · unaccepted (basionym, new combination)
Gorgonia humosa Esper, 1794 · unaccepted (synonymy)
Plexaura macrocythara Lamouroux, 1816 · unaccepted (synonym)
Plexauropsis tricolor Stiasny, 1935 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gorgonia homomalla Esper, 1794) Esper, E.J.C. (1794). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg): 1-303. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50841660
page(s): 104-105 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=290797 on 2022-05-21
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original description  (of Gorgonia homomalla Esper, 1794) Esper, E.J.C. (1794). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg): 1-303. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50841660
page(s): 104-105 [details]   

original description  (of Gorgonia humosa Esper, 1794) Esper, E.J.C. (1794). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet, nebst Beschreibungen. Zweyter Theil. (Raspe: Nürnberg): 1-303. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50841660
page(s): 36-38 [details]   

original description  (of Plexauropsis tricolor Stiasny, 1935) Stiasny, G. (1935). Diagnosen neuer und alter Arten der Gorgonarien-Familie Plexauridae. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 109(9/10): 236-245.
page(s): 241-242 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Plexaura macrocythara Lamouroux, 1816) Lamouroux, J. V. F. (1816). Histoire des polypiers coralligènes flexibles, vulgairement nommés zoophytes. <em>F. Poisson, Caen.</em> i-lxxxiv, 1-558, pls. I-XIX., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11606092
page(s): 429 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

context source (Bermuda) Sterrer, W. (1986). Marine fauna and flora of Bermuda: a systematic guide to the identification of marine organisms. Wiley-Interscience Publication. Wiley, 742 pp [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record 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 Cairns, S.D., and Bayer, F.M., 2009. Octocorallia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 321–331 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Breedy, O.; Guzman, H. M. (2007). A revision of the genus Leptogorgia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) in the eastern Pacific. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1419(1): 1-90., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.1419.1.1
page(s): 64 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Grajales V.A., Aguilar C., Sánchez J. (2007). Phylogenetic reconstruction using secondary structures of Internal Transcribed Spacer 2 (ITS2, rDNA): finding the molecular and morphological gap in Caribbean gorgonian corals. <em>BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 90.</em>
page(s): 5, 8 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and Other Caribbean Islands.</em> 12:1-373, pls. 1-23., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/506065
page(s): 4, 18, 96, 97, 104, 331, 332, 333, 334, 337, 338, 356, Pl. XVI [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Grasshoff, M.; Alderslade, P. (1997). Gorgoniidae of Indo-Pacific reefs with descriptions of two new genera (Coelenterata: Octocorallia). <em>Senckenbergiana Biologica.</em> 77: 23–25.
page(s): 26 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M.; Muzik, K.M. (1976). A new solitary octocoral, Taiaroa tauhou gen. et sp. nov. (Coelenterata: Protoalcyonaria) from New Zealand. <em>Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand.</em> 6(4): 499-515.
page(s): 512 [details]   

additional source Deichmann, E. (1936). The Alcyonaria of the western part of the Atlantic Ocean. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College.</em> 53: 1-317, plates 1-37., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4363633
page(s): 96 [details]   

additional source Opresko, D.M.; Bayer, F.M. (1991). Rediscovery of the enigmatic coelenterate Dendrobrachia (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea) with descriptions of two new species. <em>Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia.</em> 115(1): 1-19., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41148648
page(s): 13 [details]   

additional source Grasshoff, M.; Bargibant, G. (2001). Coral Reef Gorgonians of New Caledonia. IRD Èditions. Paris., pp. 335.
page(s): 44, 45, 206, 207, 312, 313 [details]   

additional source Lasker, H. R. (1983). Vegetative reproduction in the octocoral Briareum asbestinum (Pallas). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 72, 157-169
page(s): 162 [details]   

additional source Lasker, H. R.; Coffroth, M. (1983). Octocoral distributions at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 13, 21-28
page(s): 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 [details]   

additional source Coma, R.; Zabala, M.; Gili, J. (1995). Sexual reproductive effort in the Mediterranean gorgonian Paramuricea clavata. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 117, 185-192
page(s): 190 [details]   

additional source Zeevi Ben-Yosef, D.; Benayahu, Y. (1999). The gorgonian coral Acabaria biserialis: life history of a successful colonizer of artificial substrata. Marine Biology, 135, 473-481
page(s): 473, 474, 477, 480 [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 Sánchez, J. A.; Wirshing, H. H. (2005). A field key to the identification of tropical western Atlantic zooxanthellate octocorals (Octocorallia: Cnidaria). Caribbean Journal of Science, 41(3): 508-522
page(s): 516, 517, 519 [details]   

additional source Coma, R.; Ribes, M.; Zabala, M.; Gili, J. (1995). Reproduction and cycle of gonadal development in the Mediterranean gorgonian Paramuricea clavata. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 117, 173-183
page(s): 180 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1992). The helioporacean octocoral Epiphaxum, recent and fossil: a monographic iconography. Studies in Tropical Oceanography, 15, 1-76
page(s): 74 [details]   
 
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