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Balanophyllia Wood, 1844

135108  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135108)

accepted
Genus
Subgenus Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) Wood, 1844
Subgenus Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Subgenus Balanophyllia (Thecopsammia) Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Thecopsammia Pourtalès, 1868 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia affinis Semper, 1872
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) annae Van der Horst, 1933 accepted as Rhizopsammia annae (van der Horst, 1933) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia annae Van der Horst, 1933 accepted as Rhizopsammia annae (van der Horst, 1933) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Balanophyllia balaerica Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
Species Balanophyllia bayeri Cairns, 1979 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bayeri Cairns, 1979
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bayeri Cairns, 1979
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bonaespei van der Horst, 1938
Species Balanophyllia brevis Duncan, 1882 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia buccina Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) buccina Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia capensis Verrill, 1865 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) capensis Verrill, 1865
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) capensis Verrill, 1865
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) caribbeana Cairns, 1977
Species Balanophyllia caribbeana Cairns, 1977 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) caribbeana Cairns, 1977
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) carinata (Semper, 1872)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947
Species Balanophyllia cedrosensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia cellulosa Duncan, 1873 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cellulosa Duncan, 1873
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cellulosa Duncan, 1873
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) chnous Squires, 1962
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) corniculans (Alcock, 1902)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cornu Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia cornu Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cornu Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassiseptum Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) crassitheca Cairns, 1995
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871)
Species Balanophyllia cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cyathoides (Pourtalès, 1871)
Species Balanophyllia dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dentata Tenison-Woods, 1879
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907
Species Balanophyllia desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) desmophyllioides Vaughan, 1907
Species Balanophyllia diademata van der Horst, 1927 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diademata van der Horst, 1927
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diademata van der Horst, 1927
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909
Species Balanophyllia diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diffusa Harrison & Poole, 1909 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia dilatata Dennant, 1904 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dilatata Dennant, 1904 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dilatata Dennant, 1904
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dineta Cairns, 1977
Species Balanophyllia dineta Cairns, 1977 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dineta Cairns, 1977
Species Balanophyllia diomedeae Vaughan, 1907 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diomedeae Vaughan, 1907
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) diomedeae Vaughan, 1907
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) dubia (Semper, 1872)
Species Balanophyllia eguchii Wells, 1982 accepted as Cladopsammia eguchii (Wells, 1982) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) eguchii Wells, 1982 accepted as Cladopsammia eguchii (Wells, 1982) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia elegans Verrill, 1864 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elegans Verrill, 1864
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) elliptica (Tenison-Woods, 1878) accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) bairdiana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Balanophyllia europaea (Risso, 1826) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) europaea (Risso, 1826) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) europaea (Risso, 1826)
Species Balanophyllia (Thecopsammia) fistula Alcock, 1902 accepted as Eguchipsammia fistula (Alcock, 1902) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia fistula Alcock, 1902 accepted as Eguchipsammia fistula (Alcock, 1902) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia floridana Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) floridana Pourtalès, 1868 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) floridana Pourtalès, 1868
Species Balanophyllia formosa Gravier, 1915 accepted as Leptopsammia formosa (Gravier, 1915)
Species Balanophyllia gaditana Duncan, 1873 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gaditana Duncan, 1873 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1880)
Species Balanophyllia gemma (Moseley, 1880) accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemma (Moseley, 1880) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gemmifera Klunzinger, 1879
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) generatrix Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia gigas Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia goesi (Lindström, 1877) accepted as Rhizopsammia goesi (Lindström, 1877) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia grandis Cairns, 1977 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 (synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) grandis Cairns, 1977 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 (synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hadros Cairns, 1979
Species Balanophyllia hadros Cairns, 1979 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hadros Cairns, 1979
Species Balanophyllia hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880 (synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) hawaiiensis Vaughan, 1907 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) gigas Moseley, 1880 (synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia helenae Duncan, 1876 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) helenae Duncan, 1876 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) helenae Duncan, 1876
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) imperialis Saville Kent, 1871
Species Balanophyllia imperialis Saville Kent, 1871 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) imperialis Saville Kent, 1871
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) incisa Crossland, 1952 accepted as Dendrophyllia incisa (Crossland, 1952) (previous combination)
Species Balanophyllia incisa Crossland, 1952 accepted as Dendrophyllia incisa (Crossland, 1952) (previous combination)
Species Balanophyllia italica (Michelin, 1841)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) iwayamaensis Abe, 1938
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) kalakauai Wright, 1882
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) laysanensis Vaughan, 1907
Species Balanophyllia laysanensis Vaughan, 1907 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) laysanensis Vaughan, 1907
Species Balanophyllia malaccensis Saville Kent, 1871 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouiensis Squires, 1961 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
Species Balanophyllia malouinensis Squires, 1961 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) malouinensis Squires, 1961
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) merguiensis Duncan, 1889
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) nouhuysi Van Der Horst, 1922 accepted as Dendrophyllia arbuscula van der Horst, 1922 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia nouhuysi Van Der Horst, 1922 accepted as Dendrophyllia arbuscula van der Horst, 1922 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia osburni Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) osburni Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) galapagensis Vaughan, 1906 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878
Species Balanophyllia palifera Pourtalès, 1878 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) palifera Pourtalès, 1878
Species Balanophyllia parallela (Semper, 1872) represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parallela (Semper, 1872)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parallela (Semper, 1872)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parvula Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia parvula Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) parvula Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia pittieri Vaughan, 1919 represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) ponderosa van der Horst, 1926 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001 (Homonymy)
Species Balanophyllia ponderosa van der Horst, 1926 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001 (homonymy, preoccupied name)
Species Balanophyllia praecipua Gardiner & Waugh, 1939 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) praecipua Gardiner & Waugh, 1939 accepted as Eguchipsammia gaditana (Duncan, 1873) (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) profundicella Gardiner, 1899
Species Balanophyllia profundicella Gardiner, 1899 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) profundicella Gardiner, 1899 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia rediviva Moseley, 1880 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) rediviva Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) rediviva Moseley, 1880
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) regalis (Alcock, 1893)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
Species Balanophyllia regia Gosse, 1853 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
Species Balanophyllia regularis (Gardiner, 1899) accepted as Endopsammia regularis (Gardiner, 1899) (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia scabra Alcock, 1893 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabra Alcock, 1893 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabra Alcock, 1893
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scabrosa (Dana, 1846)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) scheeri Durham, 1962 accepted as Cladopsammia gracilis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia scheeri Durham, 1962 accepted as Cladopsammia gracilis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) serrata Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Balanophyllia socialis Duncan, 1870 accepted as Leptopsammia britannica (Duncan, 1870) (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia socialis (Pourtalès, 1868) accepted as Thecopsammia socialis Pourtalès, 1868 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia soclalis (Semper, 1872) accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865) (synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) spongiosa Cairns, 2004
Species Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865)
Species Balanophyllia stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865) represented as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865)
Species Balanophyllia striata Duncan, 1876 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) striata Duncan, 1876 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) striata Duncan, 1876
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) sumbayaensis Cairns, 2001 accepted as Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) stimpsonii (Verrill, 1865)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905
Species Balanophyllia taprobanae Bourne, 1905 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905
Species Balanophyllia tenuis van Der Horst, 1922 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tenuis van der Horst, 1922 (changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tenuis van der Horst, 1922
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) teres Cairns, 1994 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) japonica Cairns, 2001 (junior homonym)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) thalassae Zibrowius, 1980
Species Balanophyllia thalassae Zibrowius, 1980 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) thalassae Zibrowius, 1980
Species Balanophyllia tiburonensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) tiburonensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) cedrosensis Durham, 1947 (Synonymy)
Species Balanophyllia togata van der Horst, 1927 accepted as Pourtalopsammia togata (van der Horst, 1927) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) troprobanae Bourne, 1905 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) taprobanae Bourne, 1905 (misspelling)
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) vanderhorsti Cairns, 2001
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) variabilis Gerth, 1921 accepted as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) javaensis Cairns, 2001 † (synonym)
Species Balanophyllia verrucaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Balanophyllia wellsi Cairns, 1977 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) wellsi Cairns, 1977
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) wellsi Cairns, 1977
Species Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) yongei Crossland, 1952
Species Balanophyllia yongei Crossland, 1952 represented as Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) yongei Crossland, 1952
marine
recent + fossil
Wood, S. V. (1844). III.—Descriptive Catalogue of the Zoophytes from the Crag. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 13(81): 10-21. (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03745484409442561
page(s): 11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Depth range 0-1150 m  
Depth range 0-1150 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent  
Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Balanophyllia Wood, 1844. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135108 on 2021-02-25
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original description Wood, S. V. (1844). III.—Descriptive Catalogue of the Zoophytes from the Crag. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> 13(81): 10-21. (look up in IMIS), available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/03745484409442561
page(s): 11 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Osteodes Conrad, 1855 †) Conrad, T. A. 1855. Observations on the Eocene deposit of Jackson, Mississippi, with descriptions of thirty-four new species of shells and corals. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7:257-263. [details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

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, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., A. F. Budd, B. Lathuiliere, E. Roniewicz, J. Stolarski, and K. G. Johnson, 2010. Corallosphere, available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

redescription Cairns, S. D. (2001). A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> (615): 1-75., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.615 [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 125: 1-235. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp. [details]   
 
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Biology azooxanthellate and zooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-1150 m [details]

Fossil range Paleocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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