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Flabellum Lesson, 1831

135114  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135114)

accepted
Genus
Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (type by subsequent designation)
Subgenus Flabellum (Flabellum) Lesson, 1831
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) angustum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) arcuatile Cairns, 1999
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) areum Cairns, 1982
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) atlanticum Cairns, 1979
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) australe Moseley, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) chunii Marenzeller, 1904
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) cinctutum Cairns & Polonio, 2013
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) curvatum Moseley, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) flexuosum Cairns, 1982
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) floridanum Cairns, 1991
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) folkesoni Cairns, 1998
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) gardineri Cairns, 1982
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) impensum Squires, 1962
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) knoxi Ralph & Squires, 1962
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) lamellulosum Alcock, 1902
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) leptoconus Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) magnificum Marenzeller, 1904
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) ongulense Eguchi, 1965
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) patens Moseley, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) politum Cairns, 1989
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) vaughani Cairns, 1984
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) transversale Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) transversale transversale Moseley, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) angiostomum Folkeson, 1919 accepted as Truncatoflabellum angiostomum (Folkeson, 1919) (changed combination)
  » Species Flabellum (Flabellum) sibogae Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Javania lamprotichum (Moseley, 1880) (synonymy)
Subgenus Flabellum (Ulocyathus) M. Sars, 1851
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) angulare Moseley, 1876
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) aotearoa Squires, 1964
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) conuis Moseley, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) daphnense Durham & Barnard, 1952
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) deludens Marenzeller, 1904
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) hoffmeisteri Cairns & Parker, 1992
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) kerguelensis Cairns & Zibrowius, 2016
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) macandrewi Gray, 1849
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) marcus Keller, 1974
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) marenzelleri Cairns, 1989
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) messum Alcock, 1902
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) moseleyi Pourtalès, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) sexcostatum Cairns, 1989
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) tuthilli Hoffmeister, 1933
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) japonicum Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) japonicum japonicum Moseley, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) patagonichum Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum apertum Moseley, 1876
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) raukawaensis Squires & Keyes, 1967 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum apertum Moseley, 1876 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum laciniatum (Philippi, 1841)

Species Flabellum braziliense Pourtalès, 1874 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Flabellum alabastrum Moseley, 1876 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876
Species Flabellum angulare Moseley, 1876 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) angulare Moseley, 1876
Species Flabellum angustum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) angustum Yabe & Eguchi, 1942
Species Flabellum aotearoa Squires, 1964 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) aotearoa Squires, 1964
Species Flabellum apertum Moseley, 1876 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876
Species Flabellum areum Cairns, 1982 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) areum Cairns, 1982
Species Flabellum australe Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) australe Moseley, 1880
Species Flabellum campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862
Species Flabellum chunii Marenzeller, 1904 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) chunii Marenzeller, 1904
Species Flabellum cinctutum Cairns & Polonio, 2013 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) cinctutum Cairns & Polonio, 2013
Species Flabellum conuis Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) conuis Moseley, 1880
Species Flabellum curvatum Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) curvatum Moseley, 1880
Species Flabellum deludens Marenzeller, 1904 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) deludens Marenzeller, 1904
Species Flabellum japonicum Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) japonicum japonicum Moseley, 1880
Species Flabellum knoxi Ralph & Squires, 1962 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) knoxi Ralph & Squires, 1962
Species Flabellum lamellosum Alcock, 1902 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) lamellulosum Alcock, 1902
Species Flabellum lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965
Species Flabellum macandrewi Gray, 1849 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) macandrewi Gray, 1849
Species Flabellum magnificum Marenzeller, 1904 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) magnificum Marenzeller, 1904
Species Flabellum moseleyi Pourtalès, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) moseleyi Pourtalès, 1880
Species Flabellum ongulense Eguchi, 1965 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) ongulense Eguchi, 1965
Species Flabellum patens Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) patens Moseley, 1880
Species Flabellum pavoninum Lesson, 1831 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831
Species Flabellum sibogae Gardiner, 1905 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) sibogae Gardiner, 1905 accepted as Javania lamprotichum (Moseley, 1880)
Species Flabellum thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Flabellum transversale Moseley, 1880 represented as Flabellum (Flabellum) transversale transversale Moseley, 1880

Subgenus Flabellum (Blastotrochus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Blastotrochus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum aculeatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum aculeatum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum affine Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum angiostomum Folkeson, 1919 accepted as Truncatoflabellum angiostomum (Folkeson, 1919) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum anthophyllum (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Monomyces pygmaea (Risso, 1826) (Synonymy)
Species Flabellum bairdi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum candeanum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum candeanum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum coalitum Marenzeller, 1888 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (changed combination)
Species Flabellum crassum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum crassum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848)
Species Flabellum crenulatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum cumingii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum cumingii (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum daphnense Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) daphnense Durham & Barnard, 1952 (changed combination)
Species Flabellum debile Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum dens Alcock, 1902 accepted as Truncatoflabellum dens (Alcock, 1902) (changed combination)
Species Flabellum distinctum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum elegans Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum candeanum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum elongatum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum fragile Cairns, 1977 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) floridanum Cairns, 1991 (junior homomnym)
Species Flabellum goodei Verrill, 1878 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876
Species Flabellum gracile (Studer, 1878) accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum harmeri Gardiner, 1929 accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (Synonymy)
Species Flabellum inconstans Marenzeller, 1904 accepted as Truncatoflabellum inconstans (Marenzeller, 1904) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum irregulare Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Truncatoflabellum cumingii (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (Synonymy, homonymy)
Species Flabellum irregulare Semper, 1872 accepted as Truncatoflabellum irregulare (Semper, 1872)
Species Flabellum latum Studer, 1878 accepted as Monomyces rubrum f. latum (Studer, 1878)
Species Flabellum lessonii Michelin, 1842 accepted as Tropidocyathus lessonii (Michelin, 1842)
Species Flabellum martensii Studer, 1878 accepted as Truncatoflabellum martensii (Studer, 1878)
Species Flabellum matricidum Saville Kent, 1871 accepted as Aulocyathus matricidus (Saville Kent, 1871) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum matricidus Saville Kent, 1871 accepted as Aulocyathus matricidus (Saville Kent, 1871)
Species Flabellum minus Duncan, 1878 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876 (Synonymy)
Species Flabellum montereyensis Durham, 1947 accepted as Polymyces montereyensis (Durham, 1947) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum multifore Gardiner, 1904 accepted as Catalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) (synonym)
Species Flabellum nobile Holdsworth, 1862 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) campanulatum Holdsworth, 1862 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum oweni Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (synonymy, wrong spelling species name)
Species Flabellum owenii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum paripavoninum Alcock, 1894 accepted as Truncatoflabellum paripavoninum (Alcock, 1894) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum patagonichum Moseley, 1880 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum apertum Moseley, 1876 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum profundum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum raukawaensis Squires & Keyes, 1967 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum apertum Moseley, 1876 (synonymy)
Species Flabellum rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) accepted as Monomyces rubrum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (changed combination)
Species Flabellum spinosum Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum aculeatum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum stabile Marenzeller, 1904 accepted as Truncatoflabellum stabile (Marenzeller, 1904) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum stokesi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum stokesi (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (new combination, wrong spelling species name)
Species Flabellum stokesii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum compressum (Lamarck, 1801) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum suluense Alcock, 1902 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) magnificum Marenzeller, 1904
Species Flabellum sumatrense Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Truncatoflabellum spheniscus (Dana, 1846) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum tannerense Durham & Barnard, 1952 accepted as Polymyces montereyensis (Durham, 1947) (Synonymy)
Species Flabellum thouarsi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Flabellum (Flabellum) thouarsii Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (wrong spelling)
Species Flabellum trapezoideum Keller, 1981 accepted as Truncatoflabellum trapezoideum (Keller, 1981) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum truncum Cairns, 1982 accepted as Truncatoflabellum truncum (Cairns, 1982) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum tubuliferum Tenison-Woods, 1880 accepted as Rhizotrochus tuberculatus (Tenison-Woods, 1879)
Species Flabellum tuthilli Hoffmeister, 1933 accepted as Flabellum (Ulocyathus) tuthilli Hoffmeister, 1933 (changed combination)
Species Flabellum vacuum Crossland, 1952 accepted as Catalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) (synonym)
Species Flabellum vanuatu Wells, 1984 accepted as Truncatoflabellum vanuatu (Wells, 1984) (basionym, changed combination)
Species Flabellum variabile Semper, 1872 accepted as Truncatoflabellum aculeatum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (synonymy)
Species Flabellum weberi Alcock, 1902 accepted as Javania insignis Duncan, 1876 (Synonymy)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Lesson, R.P. 1831. Illustrations de zoologie ou recueil de figures d'animaux peintes d'apres nature, pls. 1-60. Bertrand, Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91260 [details]   
Depth range 36-2260 m  
Depth range 36-2260 m [details]

Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without...  
Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. Seta are very fine and numerous. Columellae are absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large, like Tubastraea (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellum Lesson, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135114 on 2021-03-03
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original description Lesson, R.P. 1831. Illustrations de zoologie ou recueil de figures d'animaux peintes d'apres nature, pls. 1-60. Bertrand, Paris., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/91260 [details]   

original description  (of Phyllodes Philippi, 1841 †) Philippi, R. A. (1841). Ecmesus und Phyllodes, zwei neue Genera fossiler Korallen. <em>Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geognosie, Geologie und Petrefaktenkunde.</em> 662-665., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35788766
page(s): 662 [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 Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Gershwin, L.; Brook, F.J.; Pugh, P.; Dawson, E.W.; Ocaña O.V.; Vervoort, W.; Williams, G.; Watson, J.E.; Opresko, D.M.; Schuchert, P.; Hine, P.M.; Gordon, D.P.; Campbell, H.J.; Wright, A.J.; Sánchez, J.A.; Fautin, D.G. (2009). Phylum Cnidaria: corals, medusae, hydroids, myxozoans. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp. [details]   

additional source Yabe H, Eguchi M. (1942). Fossil and Recent Flabellum from Japan. <em>Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University, 2nd Series (Geology).</em> 22 (2): 87-103, 4 pls. [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., 1989. A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. Smith. Cont. Zool. 486: 136 pp., 42 pls., 3 figs. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 36-2260 m [details]

Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. Seta are very fine and numerous. Columellae are absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large, like Tubastraea (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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English fan corals  [details]
German Fächerkorallen  [details]
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