WoRMS taxon details

Radicipes gracilis (Verrill, 1884)

125357  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125357)

accepted
Species
Lepidogorgia gracilis Verrill, 1884 · unaccepted > superseded combination (original combination)
Radicipes fragilis (Wright & Studer, 1889) · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Strophogorgia fragilis Wright & Studer, 1889 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Lepidogorgia gracilis Verrill, 1884) Verrill A.E. (1884) Notice of the Remarkable Marine Fauna occupying the Outer Banks off the Southern Coast of New England, No. 9. <i>American Journal of Science</i>, (3)28(165): 213-220., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38974812
page(s): 220 [details]   
Distribution in Nova Scotia waters  
Distribution in Nova Scotia waters [details]
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Radicipes gracilis (Verrill, 1884). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125357 on 2022-12-06
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original description  (of Lepidogorgia gracilis Verrill, 1884) Verrill A.E. (1884) Notice of the Remarkable Marine Fauna occupying the Outer Banks off the Southern Coast of New England, No. 9. <i>American Journal of Science</i>, (3)28(165): 213-220., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38974812
page(s): 220 [details]   

original description  (of Strophogorgia fragilis Wright & Studer, 1889) Wright, E.P.; Studer, T. (1889). Report on the Alcyonaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 31 (part 64), lxxii+ 314 pp., 43 pls. London., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2081946
page(s): 4 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[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 Breeze, H., D.S. Davis, M. Butler, and V. Kostylev. 1997. Distribution and status of deep sea corals off Nova Scotia. Ecology Action Centre. Halifax. 58 p. [details]   

additional source Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [details]   

additional source Deichmann, E. (1936). The Alcyonaria of the western part of the Atlantic Ocean. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College.</em> 53: 1-317, plates 1-37., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4363633
page(s): 10, 221, 236, 237 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1957). Additional records of Western Atlantic octocorals. <em>Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.</em> 47(11): 379-390., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39753773
page(s): 386, 389 [details]   

additional source Mortensen, P. B.; Buhl-Mortensen, L. (2005). Deep-water corals and their habitats in The Gully, a submarine canyon off Atlantic Canada. André Freiwald and J. Murray Roberts (eds.). Springer. Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 247-277
page(s): 247, 259, 262, 265, 270, 273 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (1979). Distichogorgia sconsa, a new genus and species of chrysogorgiid octocoral (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) from the Blake Plateau off northern Florida. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 92(4): 876-882
page(s): 881, 882 [details]   

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1922). The Alcyonaria of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918, with a revision of some other Canadian genera and species. Report on the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-1918, 8, G, G3-G87, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38351360
page(s): 42 [details]   

status source Cordeiro, R. T. S.; Cairns, S. D.; Perez, C. D. (2017). A revision of the genus Radicipes Stearns, 1883 (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Chrysogorgiidae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4319(1): 1-26., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4319.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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From other sources
Distribution in Nova Scotia waters [details]

Habitat bathyal [details]
LanguageName 
English slender gilded coral  [details]
French corail gracile  [details]