WoRMS taxon details

Antillogorgia americana (Gmelin, 1791)

708859  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:708859)

accepted
Species
Gorgonia americana Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (original combination)
Pseudopterogorgia americana (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted (changed combination)
Pterogorgia americana (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted (changed combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gorgonia americana Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3799 [details]   
McFadden, C.S.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2023). World List of Octocorallia. Antillogorgia americana (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=708859 on 2023-12-04
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2012-10-15 08:06:54Z
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2021-06-19 21:34:25Z
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original description  (of Gorgonia americana Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3799 [details]   

original description  (of Pterogorgia ellisiana Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1857) Milne Edwards H,. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires, ou polypes proprement dits. 1. <em>Librairie Encyclop├ędique de Roret, Paris.</em> 326 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12045211
page(s): 169 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1952). New Western Atlantic records of octocorals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa), with descriptions of three new species. <em>Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.</em> 42(6): 183-189., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39697529
page(s): 185 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1954). Anthozoa: Alcyonaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 89: 279-284.
page(s): 280, 282 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference Williams, G. C.; Chen, J.-Y. (2012). Resurrection of the octocorallian genus Antillogorgia for Caribbean species previously assigned to Pseudopterogorgia, and a taxonomic assessment of the relationship of these genera with Leptogorgia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Gorgoniidae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3505, 39-52. [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

LanguageName 
English slimy sea plume [from synonym]  [details]