WoRMS taxon details

Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876

135194  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135194)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Flabellum alabastrum Moseley, 1876) Moseley, H.N., 1876. Preliminary report to Professor Wyville Thompson, F.R.S., Director of the Civilian Scientific Staff, on the true corals dredged by H.M.S. 'Challenger' in deep water between the dates Dec. 30th, 1870, and August 31st, 1875. Proc. R. Soc. 24 : 544-569. [details]   
Depth range 357-2000 m  
Depth range 357-2000 m [details]

Distribution Common on continental slope from Georgia to Davis Strait, including Gulf of Maine, also in Nova Scotia waters.  
Distribution Common on continental slope from Georgia to Davis Strait, including Gulf of Maine, also in Nova Scotia waters. [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135194 on 2019-11-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-08-25 12:23:14Z
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original description  (of Flabellum minus Duncan, 1878) Duncan, P.M. (1878). A Description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expeditions of H.M.S. Porcupine‘ in 1869 and 1870. – Part. II. <em>The Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 10: 235-249, pls. 43-45., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1873.tb00560.x [details]   

original description  (of Flabellum alabastrum Moseley, 1876) Moseley, H.N., 1876. Preliminary report to Professor Wyville Thompson, F.R.S., Director of the Civilian Scientific Staff, on the true corals dredged by H.M.S. 'Challenger' in deep water between the dates Dec. 30th, 1870, and August 31st, 1875. Proc. R. Soc. 24 : 544-569. [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 Breeze, H., D.S. Davis, M. Butler, and V. Kostylev. 1997. Distribution and status of deep sea corals off Nova Scotia. Ecology Action Centre. Halifax. 58 p. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Calder, D.R., A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Cutress, W.C. Jaap, D.G. Fautin, R.J. Larson, G.R. Harbison, M.N. Arai, and D.M. Opresko, 1991. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and canada: Cnidaria and Ctenophora. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, 75 pp. [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., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/images/stories/pdfs/Cold-water_Corals_Online_Appendix.pdf [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., 1981. Marine flora and fauna of the northeastern United States. Scleractinia. NOAA Tech. Rept. NMFS Circ. 438: l4 pp., l6 figs.  [details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. (1881). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, in the years 1873–1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 2 (part 7): 1-248, pl. Hydrocorallinae 1-14, Helioporidae 1-2, Madreporaria 1-16., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-07/README.htm [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

redescription Zibrowius, H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. <em>Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco,.</em> 11. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 148 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 357-2000 m [details]

Distribution Common on continental slope from Georgia to Davis Strait, including Gulf of Maine, also in Nova Scotia waters. [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat bathyal [details]
 

LanguageName 
English ivory stony coral  [details]
French scléractiniaire d'albâtre  [details]