WoRMS taxon details

Premocyathus cornuformis (Pourtalès, 1868)

135167  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135167)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Caryophyllia cornuformis Pourtalès, 1868) Pourtalès, L.F. de. (1868). Contributions to the fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths (2d series). <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, in Cambridge.</em> 1(7): 121-142., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587602 [details]   
Depth range 137-2360 m  
Depth range 137-2360 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Premocyathus cornuformis (Pourtalès, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135167 on 2021-04-17
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original description  (of Caryophyllia cornuformis Pourtalès, 1868) Pourtalès, L.F. de. (1868). Contributions to the fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths (2d series). <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, in Cambridge.</em> 1(7): 121-142., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587602 [details]   

original description  (of Caryophyllia pourtalesi Duncan, 1873) Duncan PM. (1873). A description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expeditions of H.M.S. 'Porcupine' in 1869 and 1870. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 8: 303-344, pls. 39-49. [details]   

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[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 Cairns, S.D., Jaap, W.C., and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 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]   

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 Kitahara MV. (2007). Species richness and distribution of azooxanthellate Scleractinia in Brazil. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 81 (3): 497-518. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 57:1-341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

new combination reference 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]   
 
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From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 137-2360 m [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LanguageName 
English lesser horncoral [from synonym]lesser horn corallesser cupcoral [from synonym]  [details]
German Kleine Nelkenkoralle [from synonym]  [details]