WoRMS taxon details

Nephtheidae Gray, 1862

146762  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146762)

accepted
Family
Genus Chromonephthea van Ofwegen, 2005
Genus Coronephthya Utinomi, 1966
Genus Dendronephthya Kükenthal, 1905
Genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775
Genus Neospongodes Kükenthal, 1903
Genus Pacifiphyton Williams, 1997
Genus Scleronephthya Studer, 1887
Genus Stereonephthya Kükenthal, 1905
Genus Umbellulifera Thomson & Dean, 1931

Genus Ammicella Gray, 1869 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Lithophyton Forskål, 1775 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (variant spelling)
Genus Lithophytum Forskål, 1775 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (variant spelling)
Genus Morchellana Gray, 1862 accepted as Dendronephthya Kükenthal, 1905 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Nephthea Audouin, 1828 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Nephthya Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Nephthea Audouin, 1828 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (synonym, variant spelling)
Genus Nephtya accepted as Nephthea Audouin, 1828 accepted as Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (lapsus, misspelled in Van Beneden, 1867)
Genus Paraspongodes Kükenthal, 1895 accepted as Scleronephthya Studer, 1887 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Roxasia Tixier-Durivault & Prevorsek, 1957 accepted as Dendronephthya Kükenthal, 1905 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Spoggodes Lesson, 1831 accepted as Dendronephthya Kükenthal, 1905 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Genus Spoggodia Gray, 1862 accepted as Stereonephthya Kükenthal, 1905
Genus Spongodes Lesson, 1831 accepted as Dendronephthya Kükenthal, 1905 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)

Genus Dactylonephthya Thomson & Simpson, 1909 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
Genus Lemnalioides Light, 1914 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
Genus Sclerella Thomson & Mackinnon, 1910 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray, J.E. (1862). Description of some new species of <i>Spoggodes</i> and a new allied genus (<i>Morchellana</i>) in the collection of the British Museum. <em>Annals and Magazine of natural History.</em> 10: 69-73., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/22162237 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R. (2023). World List of Octocorallia. Nephtheidae Gray, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146762 on 2023-02-07
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2005-01-31 08:36:51Z
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2009-08-12 11:48:18Z
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original description Gray, J.E. (1862). Description of some new species of <i>Spoggodes</i> and a new allied genus (<i>Morchellana</i>) in the collection of the British Museum. <em>Annals and Magazine of natural History.</em> 10: 69-73., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/22162237 [details]   

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.P. (2016). The genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nephtheidae) in the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 567: 1-128., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.567.7212 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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): 259, 260, 262, 264 [details]   

additional source Reinicke, G. B.; Schuhmacher, H. (1996). Significance of different traits of soft-coral assemblages (Octocorallia, Alcyoniina) in benthic reef communities of the Red Sea. Göttinger Arbeiten zur Geologie Paläontologie, Sb2, 77-84
page(s): 80 [details]   

additional source Hwang, S. J.; Song, J. I. (2007). Reproductive biology and larval development of the temperate soft coral Dendronephthya gigantea (Alcyonacea: Nephtheidae). Marine Biology, 152, 273-284
page(s): 274 [details]   

redescription 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): 48-49 [details]   
 
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