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., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587602 [details]   
Depth range 110-1500 m  
Depth range 110-1500 m [details]

Distribution semi-cosmopolitan  
Distribution semi-cosmopolitan [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtalès, 1868). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135208 on 2021-06-13
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original description  (of Stenocyathus washingtoni Cecchini, 1914) Cecchini C. (1914). Su due nuovi Turbinolidae del Mediterraneo (diagnosi preliminari). <em>Monitore Zoologico Italiano.</em> 25:151–152. [details]   

original description  (of Stenocyathus decamera Ralph & Squires, 1962) Ralph PM, Squires DF. (1962). The extant scleractinian corals of New Zealand. <em>Zoology Publications from Victoria University of Wellington.</em> 29: 1-19. [details]   

original description  (of Caryophyllia simplex Duncan, 1878) Duncan PM. (1878). A Description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expeditions of H.M.S. Porcupine' in 1869 and 1870. – Part. II. <em>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 PM. (1878). A Description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expeditions of H.M.S. Porcupine' in 1869 and 1870. – Part. II. <em>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., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6587602 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[details]   

context source (Bermuda) Cairns, S. D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic (Bermuda references - pp. 26-29). Studies on the Natural History of the Caribbean Region, 75: 1-231 [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 SD. (1984). New records of ahermatypic corals (Scleractinia) from the Hawaiian and Line Islands. <em>Occasional Papers of the Bishop Musem.</em> 25(10): 1-30. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Keller NB. (1993). New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Jaap WC, Lang JC. (2009). Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder DL. Camp DK (eds.) Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 333–347. [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. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cairns SD. (2004). Azooxanthellate Scleractinia of Australia. <em>Records of the Australian Museum.</em> 56(3): 259-329. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD. (1977). Caryophylliina and Dendrophylliina (Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises.</em> 3(4): 1-27., available online at https://f50006a.eos-intl.net/ELIBSQL12_F50006A_Documents/mhc_v3_4_0813_R.pdf [details]   

additional source Cairns SD. (1977). A checklist of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Gulf of Mexico, with the description of a new species. <em>Gulf Research Reports.</em> 6 (1): 9-15., available online at https://aquila.usm.edu/gcr/vol6/iss1/2/ [details]   

additional source Gravier, C. (1920). Madréporaires provenant des campagnes des yachts Princesse-Alice et Hirondelle II (1893-1913). <em>Annales de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco.</em> 55: 1-123, pls 1-16. [details]   

additional source Marenzeller, E. von. (1904). Steinkorallen. <em>Wissenschaflichte Ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer "Valdivia", 1838-1899,.</em> Band 7: 281-318, pls. 14-18., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6308054 [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV. (2007). Species richness and distribution of azooxanthellate Scleractinia in Brazil. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 81 (3): 497-518. [details]   

additional source Pires DE. (2007). The azooxanthellate coral fauna of Brazil. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 81:265-272. [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV, Cordeiro RTS, Barbosa RV, Pires D Sumida PYG. (2020). Brazilian Deep-Sea Corals. In: Sumida PYG, Bernardino AF, De Léo FC (eds) Brazilian Deep-Sea Biodiversity. <em>Brazilian Marine Biodiversity. Volume 3. Springer, Cham.</em> pp. 73-107., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-53222-2_4 [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 https://repository.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 SD, Parker SA. (1992). Review of the Recent Scleractinia (Stony Corals) of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. <em>Records South Australian Museum, Monograph Series.</em> 3: 1-82, pls. 1-18,. [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: 1-284, pls. 1-117. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 163 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Cairns SD. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 57:1-341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Cairns SD. (1995). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa. <em>New Zealand Oceanographic Memoir.</em> 103: 1-210. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1994). Scleractinia of the temperate North Pacific. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 557: 1-150. [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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