WoRMS taxon details

Eguchipsammia Cairns, 1994

135111  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135111)

Alcockia Eguchi, 1968 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (homonym)
Dendrophyllia (Alcockia) Eguchi, 1968 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym (homonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Cairns SD. (1994). Scleractinia of the temperate North Pacific. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 557: 1-150. [details]   
Fossil range Late Miocene to Recent  
Fossil range Late Miocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Eguchipsammia Cairns, 1994. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135111 on 2023-01-28
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original description Cairns SD. (1994). Scleractinia of the temperate North Pacific. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 557: 1-150. [details]   

original description  (of Dendrophyllia (Alcockia) Eguchi, 1968) Eguchi M. (1968). The hydrocorals and scleractinian corals of Sagami Bay. Collected by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan. In The hydrocorals and scleractinian corals of Sagami Bay. <em>Maruzen Co.</em> Ltd., Tokyo : 1-53, pls. 1-36, C1-C80, pls. C1-C33, A1-A2, Pl. A. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <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. 109-110 (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 Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Randall RH. (2003). An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. <em>Micronesica.</em> 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 136 [details]   

additional source Baron-Szabo RC, Cairns SD. (2019). Systematic descriptions of the Scleractinia - Family Dendrophylliidae (nr. 119). <em>Treatise Online, Part F, Revised.</em> . Volume 2, Chapter 14: 1-32. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1995). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa. <em>New Zealand Oceanographic Memoir.</em> 103: 1-210. [details]   

redescription Cairns SD. (2001). A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Dendrophylliidae (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 615: 1-75., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.615 [details]   

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 editor or global species database
Comparison Similar to Balanophyllia (Eupsammia) but asexually budding to form small colonies. [details]

Diagnosis Corallum colonial, recumbant, having irregular, extratentacular budding from an axial corallite; theca costate and hispid; Pourtalès plan and paliform lobes present; columella discrete, spongy; azooxanthellate. [details]

Remark This genus and family were monographed by Cairns (2001), which included a phylogenetic analysis based on morphology. Eight species, only one known as a fossil. [details]

From other sources
Biology 25-988 m [details]

Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Fossil range Late Miocene to Recent [details]