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Flabellum Lesson, 1831

135114  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135114)

accepted
Genus
Flabellum (Flabellum) pavoninum Lesson, 1831 (type by subsequent designation)
Subgenus Flabellum (Flabellum) Lesson, 1831
Subgenus Flabellum (Ulocyathus) M. Sars, 1851
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) alabastrum Moseley in Thompson, 1873
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) angulare Moseley, 1876
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) aotearoa Squires, 1964
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) apertum Moseley, 1876
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) conuis Moseley, 1881
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) deludens Marenzeller, 1904
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) hoffmeisteri Cairns & Parker, 1992
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) japonicum Moseley, 1881
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) lowekeyesi Squires & Ralph, 1965
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) macandrewi Gray, 1849
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) marcus Keller, 1974
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) messum Alcock, 1902
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) moseleyi Pourtalès, 1880
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) sexcostatum Cairns, 1989
  » Species Flabellum (Ulocyathus) tuthilli Hoffmeister, 1933
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Depth range 36-2260 m  
Depth range 36-2260 m [details]

Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without...  
Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. Seta are very fine and numerous. Columellae are absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large, like Tubastraea (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent  
Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Flabellum Lesson, 1831. Accessed through: Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135114 on 2018-08-15
Glover, A.G., Higgs, N., Horton, T. (2018). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Flabellum Lesson, 1831. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135114 on 2018-08-15
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-08-24 16:39:38Z
changed
2010-09-15 23:16:22Z
changed
2018-08-07 16:55:30Z
changed

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Nomenclator Zoologicus Online. , available online at http://uio.mbl.edu/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [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. in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 59-101., available online at http://si-pddr.si.edu/handle/10088/8431 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Cairns, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean Islands. 125: 1-235. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S.D., 1989. A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Philippine Islands and adjacent waters, Part 1: Fungiacyathidae, Micrabaciidae, Turbinoliinae, Guyniidae, and Flabellidae. Smith. Cont. Zool. 486: 136 pp., 42 pls., 3 figs. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 36-2260 m [details]

Description Cosmopolitan genus of non-reef building scleractinia. Solitary, free-living corals that are purse-shaped with or without rootlets. Seta are very fine and numerous. Columellae are absent or nearly so. Polyps are extended day and night and are large, like Tubastraea (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

Fossil range Eocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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