WoRMS taxon details

Rhizosmilia robusta Cairns in Cairns & Keller, 1993

290976  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:290976)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns SD, Keller NB. (1993). New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls. [details]   
Holotype  USNM 91681, geounit Mozambican Exclusive...  
Holotype USNM 91681, geounit Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Depth range 66-360 m  
Depth range 66-360 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Rhizosmilia robusta Cairns in Cairns & Keller, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=290976 on 2022-06-27
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-08-21 12:24:10Z
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2020-07-29 20:44:48Z
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2020-12-12 14:36:48Z
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original description Cairns SD, Keller NB. (1993). New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls. [details]   

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

basis of record Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009-2017). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. <em>In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats.</em> Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cairns, S.D. (1999). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Deep-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia from Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. <em>in: Crosnier, A. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 20. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie.</em> 180: 31-167. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46.
page(s): 24 [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV, Cairns SD, Miller DJ. (2010). Monophyletic origin of Caryophyllia (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae), with descriptions of six new species. <em>Systematics and Biodiversity.</em> 8(1): 91-118., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/14772000903571088
page(s): 105 [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV, Cairns SD. (2021). Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from New Caledonia. <em>Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle.</em> 215:1-722. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD, Zibrowius H. (1997). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the Philippine and Indonesian regions. <em>in: Crosnier, A. et al. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 16. Campagne Franco-Indonésienne KARUBAR. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie.</em> 172: 27-244. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Holotype USNM 91681, geounit Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Wallis and Futuna Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MNHN, geounit Wallis and Futuna Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 98750, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 98751, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 98752, geounit Vanuatu Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype SAfM H4572, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype SAfM H4573, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91682, geounit Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91683, geounit Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91684, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91685, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91686, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91687, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91688, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Paratype USNM 91689, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 66-360 m [details]