WoRMS taxon details

Eunicella Verrill, 1869

125301  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125301)

accepted
Genus
Species Eunicella albatrossi Stiasny, 1941
Species Eunicella albicans (Kölliker, 1865)
Species Eunicella cavolini (Koch, 1887)
Species Eunicella crinita Stiasny, 1938
Species Eunicella filifica Grasshoff, 1992
Species Eunicella filiformis Studer, 1878
Species Eunicella filum Grasshoff, 1992
Species Eunicella gazella Studer, 1901
Species Eunicella gracilis Grasshoff, 1992
Species Eunicella granulata Grasshoff, 1992
Species Eunicella hendersoni Kükenthal, 1908
Species Eunicella kochi Studer, 1901
Species Eunicella labiata Thomson, 1927
Species Eunicella lata Kükenthal, 1917
Species Eunicella microthela (Lamouroux, 1816)
Species Eunicella modesta Verrill, 1883
Species Eunicella palma (Esper)
Species Eunicella papillifera (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Eunicella pendula Kükenthal, 1908
Species Eunicella pillsbury Grasshoff, 1992
Species Eunicella racemosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857)
Species Eunicella rigida Kükenthal, 1908
Species Eunicella singularis (Esper, 1791)
Species Eunicella tricoronata Velimirov, 1971
Species Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766)

Species Eunicella alba (Esper, 1792) accepted as Eunicella albicans (Kölliker, 1865) (synonym)
Species Eunicella ctenocelloides Stiasny, 1936 accepted as Eunicella racemosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (synonym)
Species Eunicella dawydoffi Stiasny, 1938 accepted as Eunicella singularis (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Eunicella densa Kükenthal, 1917 accepted as Eunicella kochi Studer, 1901 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Eunicella dubia Studer, 1890 accepted as Eunicella modesta Verrill, 1883 (synonym)
Species Eunicella filiformis Studer, 1901 accepted as Eunicella filiformis Studer, 1878 (incorrect authority date)
Species Eunicella furcata (W. Koch, 1886) accepted as Eunicella kochi Studer, 1901 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Eunicella germaini Stiasny, 1937 accepted as Eunicella verrucosa var. germaini Stiasny, 1937 (synonym)
Species Eunicella multituberculata Stiasny, 1935 accepted as Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Eunicella papillosa (Esper, 1797) accepted as Eunicella microthela (Lamouroux, 1816) (synonym)
Species Eunicella pergamentacea Ridley, 1882 accepted as Eunicella singularis (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Eunicella pustulosa Stiasny, 1935 accepted as Eunicella papillifera (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (synonym)
Species Eunicella stricta (Bertoloni, 1810) accepted as Eunicella singularis (Esper, 1791) (synonym)
Species Eunicella tenuis Verrill, 1869 accepted as Eunicella verrucosa (Pallas, 1766) (synonym)
Species Eunicella venosa (Valenciennes, 1855) (unaccepted > nomen nudum)

Species Eunicella marquesarum Kükenthal, 1919 (uncertain)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A. E. (1869). Critical remarks on the halcyonoid polyps with descriptions of new species in the Museum of Yale College, no . 4. <em>American Journal of Science, New Haven (Series 2).</em> 48: 419-429., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36838905
page(s): 425 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Eunicella Verrill, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125301 on 2022-10-02
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-12 06:54:36Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2020-12-25 00:49:33Z
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original description Verrill, A. E. (1869). Critical remarks on the halcyonoid polyps with descriptions of new species in the Museum of Yale College, no . 4. <em>American Journal of Science, New Haven (Series 2).</em> 48: 419-429., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36838905
page(s): 425 [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), <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. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Neave, Sheffield Airey. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. <em>Biol. J. Linn. Soc.</em> 46: 351-401. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Hermanlimianto, M.I.Y.T.; van Ofwegen, L.P. (2006). A new species of Astrogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Plexauridae) from Bali. <em>Zoologische Mededelingen Leiden.</em> 80-4(10): 103-108.
page(s): 104 [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (2000). Two new genera of soft corals (Anthozoa: Alcyoniidae) from South Africa, with a discussion of diversity and endemism in the Southern African octocorallian fauna. <em>Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences.</em> 52(6): 65-75.
page(s): 71 [details]   

additional source Sánchez, J. A. (2007). A new genus of Atlantic octocorals (Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae): systematics of gorgoniids with asymmetric sclerites. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 41(9-12): 493-509., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930701237315
page(s): 506 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Grasshoff, M. (1992). Die Flachwasser-Gorgonarien von Europa und Westafrika (Cnidaria, Anthozoa). <em>Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, Band 149.</em> Frankfurt a. M., 135 pp.
page(s): 9-10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source van Ofwegen, L. P.; Hoeksema, B. W. (2001). Astrogorgia bayeri, a new gorgonian octocoral species from South Sulawesi (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Plexauridae). <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 10, 66-70.
page(s): 70 [details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Stiasny, G. (1938). Revision des Plexauriden Genus Eunicella Verrill (Versuch einer Synthese). <em>Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlansche Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Sectie.</em> 37(7): 1-37, plates 1-8. [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M.; Deichmann, E. (1960). The Ellisellidae (Octocorallia) and their bearing on the zoogeography of the Eastern Pacific. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 73: 175-182., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34642168
page(s): 182 [details]   

additional source Grigg, R. W.; Bayer, F. M. (1976). Present knowledge of the systematics and zoogeography of the order Gorgonacea in Hawaii. Pacific Science, 30(2): 167-175
page(s): 170 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Gorgonian octocorals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 101(8): 181-296, Fig. 1., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40683324
page(s): 287 [details]   

additional source Weinberg, S. (1975). Contribution à la connaissance de Parerythropodium coralloides (Pallas, 1766) (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). Beaufortia, 23(298): 53-73
page(s): 53 [details]   

additional source Ocaña, O.; Brito, A. (2004). A review of Gerardiidae (Anthozoa: Zoantharia) from the Macronesian Islands and the Mediterranean Sea with the description of a new species. Revista de la Academia Canaria de Ciencias, 15(3-4): 159-189
page(s): 168 [details]   
 
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LanguageName 
English sea fanshorny corals  [details]
German SeefächerHornkorallen  [details]
Japanese サイヅチヤギ属  [details]