WoRMS taxon details

Primnoa Lamouroux, 1812

125321  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125321)

accepted
Genus
Species Primnoa bisquama Taylor & Rogers, 2017
Species Primnoa notialis Cairns & Bayer, 2005
Species Primnoa pacifica Kinoshita, 1907
Species Primnoa resedaeformis (Gunnerus, 1763)
Species Primnoa wingi Cairns & Bayer, 2005

Species Primnoa antarctica Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Thouarella (Thouarella) antarctica (Valenciennes, 1846) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa australasiae Gray, 1849 accepted as Primnoella australasiae (Gray, 1849) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa compressa Verrill, 1865 accepted as Callogorgia compressa (Verrill, 1865) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa flabellum Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Callogorgia flabellum (Ehrenberg, 1834) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa gracilis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Callogorgia gracilis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa imbricata Johnson, 1862 accepted as Candidella imbricata (Johnson, 1862) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa myura (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Myura simplex Gray, 1859 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Primnoa plumatilis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Pterostenella plumatilis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa pourtalesii Verrill, 1883 accepted as Plumarella pourtalesii (Verrill, 1883) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa regularis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Narella regularis (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa reseda (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Primnoa resedaeformis (Gunnerus, 1763) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Primnoa rossii (Gray, 1872) accepted as Fannyella (Fannyella) rossii Gray, 1872 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Primnoa trilepis Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Calyptrophora trilepis (Pourtalès, 1868) (unaccepted > superseded combination, original combination)
Species Primnoa willeyi Hickson, 1915 accepted as Primnoa pacifica var. willeyi (Hickson, 1915) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym, original combination)

Species Primnoa arborea (uncertain > unassessed)
Species Primnoa ellisii Koch, 1877 (uncertain > unassessed)
Species Primnoa lepadifera Gray, 1859 (uncertain > unassessed)
Species Primnoa verticillaris Esper (uncertain > unassessed)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Lamouroux, J. V. F. (1812). Extrait d'un mémoire sur la classification des Polypiers coralligènes non entièrement pierreux. Nouveau Bulletin scientifique de la Société Philosophique, 3: 181-188, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31775884
page(s): 188 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R. (2023). World List of Octocorallia. Primnoa Lamouroux, 1812. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125321 on 2023-02-07
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2009-07-17 06:36:15Z
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original description Lamouroux, J. V. F. (1812). Extrait d'un mémoire sur la classification des Polypiers coralligènes non entièrement pierreux. Nouveau Bulletin scientifique de la Société Philosophique, 3: 181-188, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31775884
page(s): 188 [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 Cairns, S.D.; Bayer, F.M. (2009). A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria:Octocorallia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 629. Smithsonian Institution Press: Washington DC (USA).</em> 79 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Verrill, A.E. (1864). Revision of the *Polypi* of the eastern coast of the United States. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1: 1-45., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43823403
page(s): 9-10 [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] 

additional source Bayer, F. M.; Stefani, J. (1989). Primnoidae (Gorgonacea) de Nouvelle-Calédonie. <em>Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.</em> (4) 10 (3):449–518, 1 fig., 42 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/58722240
page(s): 452, 454 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1982). Some new and old species of the primnoid genus Callogorgia Gray, with a revalidation of the related genus Fanellia Gray (Coelenterata: Anthozoa). <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 95(1): 116–160.
page(s): 118 [details]   

additional source López-González, P.J.; Gili, J.-M.; Orejas, C. (2002). A new primnoid genus (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) from the Southern Ocean. <em>Scientia Marina.</em> 66(4): 383-397.
page(s): 396 [details]   

additional source Hickson, S.J. (1894). A revision of the genera of the Alcyonaria Stolonifera, with a description of one new genus and several new species. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 13(9): 325-347, plates 45-50., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31083754
page(s): 325 [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): 250 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1952). Two new species of Arthrogorgia (Gorgonacea: Primnoidae) from the Aleutian Islands region. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 65, 63-69, plate 2
page(s): 65 [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): 12 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Primnoa resedaeformis
 Primnoa resedaeformis
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