WoRMS taxon details

Plexaurella dichotoma (Esper, 1791)

290812  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:290812)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Plexaurella dichotoma (Esper, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=290812 on 2021-07-29
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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 Gorgonia dichotoma Esper, 1791) 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): 59-60 [details]   

original description  (of Eunicea anceps Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) Duchassaing P, Michelotti J. (1860). Mémoire sur les coralliaires des Antilles. <em>Mémoires de l'Academie des Sciences de Turin, séries 2.</em> 19: 279-365, pls 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12140332
page(s): 301 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Plexaurella obesa Verrill, 1912) Verrill, A.E. (1912). The gorgonians of the Brazilian coast. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (2).</em> 15:373-404., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33245294
page(s): 383-384 [details]   

original description  (of Sympodium ochraceum Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862
page(s): 286; note: not sure if this is the original description, or if it should be Esper [details]   

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] 

basis of record L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

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English slit-pore sea roddouble-forked plexaurella  [details]
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