WoRMS taxon details

Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919

510035  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:510035)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Balanophyllia pittieri Vaughan, 1919) Vaughan TW. (1919). Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the Canal Zone, Panama, and geologically related areas in Central America and the West Indies. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico: with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and recent coral reefs. <em>United States National Museum Bulletin.</em> 103: 189-524, pls. 68-152. [details]   
Depth range 40-96 m  
Depth range 40-96 m [details]

Fossil range Late Pliocene to Recent  
Fossil range Late Pliocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) pittieri Vaughan, 1919. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=510035 on 2021-09-25
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original description  (of Balanophyllia pittieri Vaughan, 1919) Vaughan TW. (1919). Contributions to the geology and paleontology of the Canal Zone, Panama, and geologically related areas in Central America and the West Indies. Fossil corals from central America, Cuba, and Porto Rico: with an account of the American Tertiary, Pleistocene, and recent coral reefs. <em>United States National Museum Bulletin.</em> 103: 189-524, pls. 68-152. [details]   

original description  (of Balanophyllia grandis Cairns, 1977) Cairns, S.D. (1977). A review of the Recent species of Balanophyllia (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) in the western Atlantic, with descriptions of four new species. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 90(1): 132-148.  [details]   

basis of record 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. (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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 40-96 m [details]

Fossil range Late Pliocene to Recent [details]