WoRMS taxon details

Rhizosmilia gerdae Cairns, 1978

290973  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:290973)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns, S.D., 1978. New genus and species of ahermatypic coral (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the western Atlantic. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 9l(l): 216-221, 1 pl., 1 text-fig.  [details]   
Depth range 123-549 m  
Depth range 123-549 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Rhizosmilia gerdae Cairns, 1978. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=290973 on 2021-12-05
Date
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
created
2010-08-21 12:24:10Z
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2019-05-29 11:06:48Z
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original description Cairns, S.D., 1978. New genus and species of ahermatypic coral (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the western Atlantic. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 9l(l): 216-221, 1 pl., 1 text-fig.  [details]   

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

basis of record Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[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 

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. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the Western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 125: 1-235. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 123-549 m [details]