WoRMS taxon details

Paramuricea Kölliker, 1865

125311  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125311)

accepted
Genus
Species Paramuricea biscaya Grasshoff, 1977
Species Paramuricea candida Grasshoff, 1977
Species Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1827)
Species Paramuricea echinata Deichmann, 1936
Species Paramuricea grandis Verrill, 1883
Species Paramuricea grayi (Johnson, 1861)
Species Paramuricea hawaiiensis Nutting, 1908
Species Paramuricea hyalina Kükenthal, 1919
Species Paramuricea indica Thomson & Henderson, 1906
Species Paramuricea intermedia Kölliker, 1865
Species Paramuricea johnsoni (Studer, 1878)
Species Paramuricea laxa Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Paramuricea macrospina (von Koch, 1882)
Species Paramuricea multispina Deichmann, 1936
Species Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Paramuricea ramosa Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Paramuricea robusta Thomson & Ritchie, 1906
Species Paramuricea spinosa Kölliker, 1865

Species Paramuricea aequatorialis Wright & Studer, 1889 accepted as Muriceides aequatorialis (Wright & Studer, 1889) (original combination)
Species Paramuricea atlantica (Johnson, 1862) accepted as Spinimuricea atlantica (Johnson, 1862) (changed combination)
Species Paramuricea borealis Verrill, 1878 accepted as Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Paramuricea cancellata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Lissogorgia flabellum Verrill, 1864 accepted as Eubrandella flabellum (Verrill, 1864) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Paramuricea chamaeleon (von Koch, 1887) accepted as Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1827) (synonym, incorrect authority date)
Species Paramuricea chamaeleon (von Koch, 1882) accepted as Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1827) (synonym)
Species Paramuricea contorta W. Koch, 1886 accepted as Paramuricea grayi (Johnson, 1861) (synonym)
Species Paramuricea gracilis Studer, 1878 accepted as Villogorgia gracilis (Studer, 1878) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Paramuricea graciosa Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974 accepted as Placogorgia graciosa (Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974) (original combination)
Species Paramuricea hirsuta (Gray, 1857) accepted as Acanthogorgia hirsuta Gray, 1857 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Paramuricea hirta (Pourtalès, 1868) accepted as Acanthogorgia hirta Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Muriceides hirta (Pourtalès, 1868) (changed combination)
Species Paramuricea kükenthali Broch, 1912 accepted as Muriceides kuekenthali (Broch, 1912) (original combination)
Species Paramuricea nigrescens (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) accepted as Villogorgia nigrescens Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Paramuricea procera Moroff, 1902 accepted as Acanthogorgia procera (Moroff, 1902) (original combination)
Species Paramuricea tenuis Verrill, 1883 accepted as Placogorgia tenuis (Verrill, 1883) (original combination)

Species Paramuricea elegans Grieg, 1887 (uncertain)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Kölliker, A., 1865. Icones histologicae oder Atlas der vergleichenden Gewebelehre. Zweiter Abtheilung. Der feinere Bau der höheren Thiere, 1. Die Bindesubstanz der Coelenteraten : 87-191., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12296479
page(s): 136 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R. (2023). World List of Octocorallia. Paramuricea Kölliker, 1865. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125311 on 2023-02-06
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-26 06:56:50Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
checked
2018-03-26 20:51:19Z
changed
2019-06-13 15:37:37Z
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2022-11-06 01:15:04Z
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original description Kölliker, A., 1865. Icones histologicae oder Atlas der vergleichenden Gewebelehre. Zweiter Abtheilung. Der feinere Bau der höheren Thiere, 1. Die Bindesubstanz der Coelenteraten : 87-191., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12296479
page(s): 136 [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. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at https://www.checklistbank.org/dataset/126539/about [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): 938 [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 Bayer, F.M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and Other Caribbean Islands.</em> 12:1-373, pls. 1-23., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/506065 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1996). A new species of the Gorgonacean Genus Acanthogorgia (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) from Aldabra Atoll. <em>Precious Corals & Octocoral Research.</em> 4-5: 1-16.
page(s): 4 [details]   

additional source Gass, S. E.; Willison, M. J. H. (2005). An assessment of the distribution of deep-sea corals in Atlantic Canada by using both scientific and local forms of knowledge. André Freiwald and J. Murray Roberts (eds.). Springer. Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 223-245
page(s): 223, 228, 229, 230, 233, 234, 239 [details]   

additional source Hickson, S. J. (1930). On the classification of the Alcyonaria. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, XIV, 229-252
page(s): 237, 249 [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): 169 [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): 214 [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 Wirshing, H. H.; Messing, C. G.; Douady, C. J.; Reed, J. K.; Stanhope, M. J. (2005). Molecular evidence for multiple lineages in the gorgonian family Plexauridae (Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Marine Biology, 147, 497-508
page(s): 507 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1994). A new species of the gorgonacean genus Muricea (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) from the Caribbean Sea. Precious Corals and Octocoral Research, 3, 23-26, plates 3-7
page(s): 24 [details]   

status source McFadden, C.S.; van Ofwegen, L.P.; Quattrini, A.M. (2022). Revisionary systematics of Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) guided by phylogenomics. <em>Bulletin of the Society of Systematic Biologists.</em> 1(3), 8735, pp. 1-79., available online at https://ssbbulletin.org/index.php/bssb/article/view/8735
page(s): 60-62 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Paramuricea sp., 432 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by P. Etnoyer and D. Wagner.
 

Paramuricea sp., 517 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by P. Etnoyer and D. Wagner.
 

Paramuricea sp., 686 m West Florida Escarpment, Gulf of Mexico.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA-Pelagic Research Services. Identification by P. Etnoyer and D. Wagner.
 

Paramuricea sp., 2043 m Gulf of Mexico

Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition.
 

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