WoRMS taxon details

Colangia Pourtalès, 1871

267333  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267333)

accepted
Genus
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Pourtalès, L. F. de. (1871). Deep-sea corals. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 2 (4): 1-93, pls. 1-8., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.13636 [details]   
Depth range 1-347 m  
Depth range 1-347 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Colangia Pourtalès, 1871. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267333 on 2023-01-26
Date
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2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
created
2010-08-21 12:24:10Z
changed
2010-09-08 12:59:53Z
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2019-05-29 14:45:14Z
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2022-06-24 11:12:51Z
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original description Pourtalès, L. F. de. (1871). Deep-sea corals. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 2 (4): 1-93, pls. 1-8., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.13636 [details]   

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

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
page(s): 294 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., Budd, A.F., Lathuilière, B., Roniewicz, E., Stolarski, J., Johnson, K.G. (2010). Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Duncan PM (1884) A revision of the families and genera of the sclerodermic Zoantharia, Ed. & H., or Madreporaria (M. Rugosa excepted). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, 18: 1-204. [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
Diagnosis Corallum reptoid, producing additional corallites extratentacularly by discrete stolons; corallites with polycyclic base; epithecate; axial edges of S1-2 smooth, those of S3-4 finely dentate; paliform lobes before penultimate cycle (P3)columella lamellar or papillose; endotheca absent. [details]

Remark Known from only four species, none of them fossil (Cairns, 2000; Cairns and Zibrowius, 1997). Removed from the Rhizangiidae by Cairns and Zibrowius, 1997 [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 1-347 m [details]