WoRMS taxon details

Plexaura Lamouroux, 1812

267752  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267752)

accepted
Genus
Gorgonia homomalla Esper, 1794 accepted as Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Plexaura arbuscula Duchassaing, 1850
Species Plexaura atra (Verrill, 1901)
Species Plexaura attenuata Nutting, 1910
Species Plexaura corticosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Species Plexaura desiderata Marion, 1906
Species Plexaura dubia Kölliker, 1865
Species Plexaura edwardsi Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura ehrenbergi Kölliker, 1865
Species Plexaura esperi Verrill, 1907
Species Plexaura flavida (Lamarck, 1815)
Species Plexaura flexuosula Kükenthal, 1917
Species Plexaura fusca Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Species Plexaura hartmeyeri Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794)
Species Plexaura kukenthali Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura kuna Lasker, Kim & Coffroth, 1996
Species Plexaura laevigata Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura michelini Stiasny, 1941
Species Plexaura miniacea Ehrenberg, 1834
Species Plexaura nina Bayer & Deichmann, 1958
Species Plexaura pinnata Nutting, 1910
Species Plexaura porosa (Esper, 1794)
Species Plexaura ramosa Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura turgida Ehrenberg, 1834
Species Plexaura valenciennesi Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Plexaura volvata Kunze, 1917

Species Plexaura aggregata Nutting, 1910 accepted as Rumphella aggregata (Nutting, 1910)
Species Plexaura capoblancoi Stiasny, 1936 accepted as Muriceopsis tuberculata (Esper, 1792)
Species Plexaura crassa Verrill, 1864 accepted as Pseudoplexaura flagellosa (Houttuyn, 1772)
Species Plexaura flava Nutting, 1910 accepted as Pinnigorgia flava (Nutting, 1910)
Species Plexaura flexosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Plexaura flexuosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux, 1821)
Species Plexaura flexuosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux, 1821)
Species Plexaura fucosa (Valenciennes, 1846) accepted as Psammogorgia fucosa (Valenciennes, 1846) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura platystoma Nutting, 1910 accepted as Euplexaura platystoma (Nutting, 1910) (synonym)
Species Plexaura praelonga Ridley, 1884 accepted as Menella praelonga (Ridley, 1884)
Species Plexaura racemosa Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Eunicella racemosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Plexaura racemosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Eunicella racemosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Plexaura recta Nutting, 1910 accepted as Euplexaura recta (Nutting, 1910) (synonym)
Species Plexaura salicornoides Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Plexaura flexosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Plexaura flexuosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux, 1821)
Species Plexaura wagenaari Stiasny, 1941 accepted as Pseudoplexaura wagenaari (Stiasny, 1941)

Species Plexaura indica Ridley, 1887 (uncertain)
Species Plexaura mutica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (uncertain)
Species Plexaura sanctithomae Ehrenberg, 1834 (uncertain)
Species Plexaura torta Klunzinger, 1877 (uncertain)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
feminine
Not documented
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2020). World List of Octocorallia. Plexaura Lamouroux, 1812. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267752 on 2020-12-04
Date
action
by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
created
2010-09-16 09:11:12Z
changed
2019-06-14 18:04:29Z
changed
2020-07-19 11:37:53Z
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basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands.</em> 373 pp, 27 pls. [details]   
 
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