WoRMS taxon details

Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtalès, 1868)

135208  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135208)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Coenocyathus vermiformis 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. [details]   
Depth range 110-1500 m  
Depth range 110-1500 m [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan  
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2019). World List of Scleractinia. Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtalès, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135208 on 2019-08-17
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original description  (of Caryophyllia simplex 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 Caryophyllia carpenteri 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 Coenocyathus vermiformis 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. [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., 1984. New records of ahermatypic corals (Scleractinia) from the Hawaiian and Line Islands. Occasional papers of the Bishop Musem, 25(10): 1-30. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., and Keller, N.B., 1993. New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls.  [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., available online at http://www.lophelia.org/images/stories/pdfs/Cold-water_Corals_Online_Appendix.pdf [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., 2004. Azooxanthellate Scleractinia of Australia. Rec. Australian Mus., 56(3): 259-329, 12 pls. [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] 

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. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Stud. Fauna Curacao.</em> 57(180): 341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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

redescription Cairns, S.D., and Parker, S.A., 1992. Review of the Recent Scleractinia (Stony Corals) of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Rec. S. Australian Mus., Mono. Ser. 3: 82 pp., 18 pls.  [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): 163 [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1994. Scleractinia of the Temperate North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 557:150 pp., 42 plates, 3 figs.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 110-1500 m [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]

Habitat shelf to slope [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English worm coral  [details]
German Wurmkoralle  [details]
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