WoRMS name details

Acabaria Gray, 1859

205698  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205698)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Genus
Species Acabaria africana (Kükenthal, 1908) accepted as Melithaea africana (Kükenthal, 1908) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Acabaria amboinensis Hentschel, 1903 accepted as Melithaea amboinensis (Hentschel, 1903) (original combination)
Species Acabaria andamanensis van Ofwegen, 1987 accepted as Melithaea andamanensis (van Ofwegen, 1987) (original combination)
Species Acabaria australis (Gray, 1868) accepted as Melithaea australis (Gray, 1868) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria baladea Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea baladea (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
Species Acabaria bicolor (Nutting, 1908) accepted as Melithaea bicolor (Nutting, 1908) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria biserialis Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea biserialis (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria capensis (Studer, 1878) accepted as Melithaea capensis (Studer, 1878) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria cinquemiglia Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea cinquemiglia (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
Species Acabaria confusum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Acabaria corymbosa Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea corymbosa (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria crosslandi Stiasny, 1938 accepted as Acabaria splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) accepted as Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (synonym)
Species Acabaria delicata Hickson, 1940 accepted as Melithaea delicata (Hickson, 1940) (synonym)
Species Acabaria divaricata Gray, 1859 accepted as Melithaea divaricata (Gray, 1859) (original combination)
Species Acabaria erythaea accepted as Acabaria erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted > misspelling)
Species Acabaria erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) accepted as Melithaea erythraea (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Acabaria flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) accepted as Melithaea flabellum (Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria formosa Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea formosa (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
Species Acabaria formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea formosum (Moroff, 1902) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (synonym)
Species Acabaria fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria frondosa (Brundin, 1896) accepted as Melithaea frondosa (Brundin, 1896) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria furcata (J.S. Thomson, 1916) accepted as Melithaea furcata (J.S. Thomson, 1916) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria gracillima (Ridley, 1884) accepted as Melithaea gracillima (Ridley, 1884) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria habereri Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea habereri (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria haddoni Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea haddoni (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
Species Acabaria hicksoni Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea hicksoni (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
Species Acabaria japonica (Verrill, 1865) accepted as Melithaea japonica (Verrill, 1865) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria kuea Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea kuea (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
Species Acabaria laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea laevis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria mabahissi Hickson, 1940 accepted as Melithaea mabahissi (Hickson, 1940) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Acabaria modesta Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea modesta (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria nodosa Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Melithaea nodosa (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria nuttingi Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea nuttingi (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
Species Acabaria ouvea Grasshoff, 1999 accepted as Melithaea ouvea (Grasshoff, 1999) (original combination)
Species Acabaria philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea philippinensis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria planoregularis Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea planoregularis (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
Species Acabaria pulchra Hickson, 1937 accepted as Melithaea pulchra (Hickson, 1937) (original combination)
Species Acabaria ramulosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea ramulosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
Species Acabaria robusta (Shann, 1912) accepted as Melithaea robusta (Shann, 1912) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) accepted as Melithaea rubeola (Wright & Studer, 1889) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria rubra Esper, 1789 accepted as Melithaea rubra (Esper, 1789) (synonym)
Species Acabaria serrata Ridley, 1884 accepted as Melithaea serrata (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
Species Acabaria sinaica Grasshoff, 2000 accepted as Melithaea sinaica (Grasshoff, 2000) (original combination)
Species Acabaria splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) accepted as Melithaea splendens (Thomson & McQueen, 1908) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria squarrosa Kükenthal, 1909 accepted as Melithaea squarrosa (Kükenthal, 1909) (original combination)
Species Acabaria tenuis Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea tenuis (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria triangulata Nutting, 1911 accepted as Melithaea triangulata (Nutting, 1911) (original combination)
Species Acabaria undulata Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea undulata (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria valdiviae Kükenthal, 1908 accepted as Melithaea valdiviae (Kükenthal, 1908) (original combination)
Species Acabaria variabilis (Hickson, 1905) accepted as Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905) (changed combination)
Species Acabaria variabilis (Thomson & Henderson, 1906) accepted as Melithaea hendersoni Reijnen, McFadden, Hermanlimianto & van Ofwegen, 2014 (junior secondary homonym of Melithaea variabilis (Hickson, 1905))

Species Acabaria abyssicola Kük. (uncertain > unassessed)
Species Acabaria dakini Thorpe, 1928 (uncertain > nomen dubium, probably a Zignisis)
Species Acabaria rosea Tixier-Durivault, 1954 (uncertain > unassessed)
marine
Gray, J.E. (1859). Description of some new genera of lithophytes or stony zoophytes. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1859: 479-486., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32274893
page(s): 484 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Acabaria Gray, 1859. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205698 on 2022-06-26
Date
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1998-08-31 15:22:18Z
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2006-09-04 06:53:11Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2014-01-10 09:03:38Z
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2014-01-20 07:04:24Z
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2021-04-18 20:40:24Z
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original description Gray, J.E. (1859). Description of some new genera of lithophytes or stony zoophytes. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1859: 479-486., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32274893
page(s): 484 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Hickson, S.J. (1937). The family Melitodidae. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 23(1): 73-209, plate 14. [details]   

basis of record Goh, N.K.C. & L.M. Chou (1996). An annotated checklist of the gorgonians (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) of Singapore, with a discussion of the gorgonian diversity in the Indo-West Pacific. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 44 (2): 435-459. [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M.; Stefani, J. (1987). New and previously known taxa of isidid octocorals (Coelenterata:Gorgonacea), partly from antarctic waters. <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 100(4): 937-991.
page(s): 986 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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] 

additional source van Ofwegen, L.P. (1987). Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) from the Indian Ocean and the Malay Archipelago. <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden.</em> 239: 1-57., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/317750
page(s): 3, 4, 48-55 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G. B.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (1999). Soft corals (Alcyonacea: Octocorallia) from shallow water in the Chagos Archipelago: species assemblages and their distribution. Linnean Society Occasional Publications, 2, 67-85, plates 1-10
page(s): 74, 79 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Gorgonian octocorals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). Annals of the South African Museum, 101, 8, 181-296, Fig. 1
page(s): 203 [details]   

additional source Williams, G. C. (1989). A provisional annotated list of octocorallian coelenterates occurring on the sublittoral coral reefs at Sodwana Bay and Kosi Bay, northern Natal, with a key to the genera. South African Journal of Science, 85, 141-144
page(s): 142 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1992). The helioporacean octocoral Epiphaxum, recent and fossil: a monographic iconography. Studies in Tropical Oceanography, 15, 1-76
page(s): 70 [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 Alderslade, P. (2006). New subfamilies and a new genus and species of Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) with comparative data on the structure of both melithaeid and subergorgiid axes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 1199: 19–47.
page(s): 40, 41 [details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. (2003). A new genus and species of soft coral (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea: Alcyoniidae) from Lord Howe Island, Australia. <em>Zoologische Verhandelingen.</em> 345: 19-30., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/220290
page(s): 20 [details]   

additional source Kükenthal, W. (1919). Gorgonaria. <em>Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer “Valdivia”, 1898–1899.</em> 13, 1–946., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6222923
page(s): 174-176 [details]   

source of synonymy Reijnen, B. T.; McFadden, C. S.; Hermanlimianto, Y. T.; van Ofwegen, L. P. (2014). A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 70: 383-401., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2013.09.028 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17467, geounit Kenyan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17468, geounit Somali Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17469, geounit Somali Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17470, geounit Somali Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17471, geounit Somali Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17472, geounit Somali Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17473, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype RMNH Coel. 17474, geounit Indian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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