WoRMS taxon details

Oculina Lamarck, 1816

135124  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135124)

Madrepora virginea Ellis & Solander, 1786 accepted as Oculina diffusa Lamarck, 1816 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Oculina arbuscula Agassiz, 1864
Species Oculina diffusa Lamarck, 1816
Species Oculina patagonica de Angelis, 1908
Species Oculina profunda Cairns, 1991
Species Oculina robusta Pourtalès, 1871
Species Oculina tenella Pourtalès, 1871
Species Oculina valenciennesi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Species Oculina varicosa Le Sueur, 1820
Species Oculina virgosa Squires, 1958

Species Oculina banksi Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina bermudensis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina coronalis Quelch, 1886 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina cubaensis Duncan, 1876 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina disticha Pourtalès, 1868 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina echidnaea Lamarck, 1816 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina implicata Verrill, 1864 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina infundibulifera Lamarck, 1816 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina pallens Ehrenberg, 1834 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina recta Quelch, 1886 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Oculina speciosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (taxon inquirendum)

Subgenus Oculina (Schizoculina) Wells, 1937 accepted as Schizoculina Wells, 1937 (synonymy)
Species Oculina africana Thiel, 1928 accepted as Schizoculina africana (Thiel, 1928)
Species Oculina fasciculata Saville-Kent, 1893 accepted as Echinopora mammiformis (Nemenzo, 1959) (synonym ?)
Species Oculina fissipara Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 accepted as Schizoculina fissipara (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850)
Species Oculina flabelliformis lamarck, 1816 accepted as Stylaster flabelliformis (Lamarck, 1816)
Species Oculina horrescens Dana, 1846 accepted as Galaxea horrescens (Dana, 1846) (original combination, basionym)
Species Oculina micranthus Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Tubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Oculina virginea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Oculina diffusa Lamarck, 1816 (synonymy)
recent + fossil
Not documented
Depth range 0-1050 m  
Depth range 0-1050 m [details]

Fossil range Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Cretaceous to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Oculina Lamarck, 1816. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135124 on 2019-09-22
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original description  (of Dentipora Blainville, 1830) Blainville, H.M. (1830). Mollusques, Vers et Zoophytes. <em>Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles.</em> 60: 1-631., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25318758#page/9/mode/1up [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 Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.</em>  [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]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology Zooxanthellate and azooxanthellate species [details]

Depth range 0-1050 m [details]

Fossil range Cretaceous to Recent [details]

English ivory bush coralseyed coral  [details]
German Augenkorallen  [details]