WoRMS name details

Amphihelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

411145  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:411145)

 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Genus
Subgenus Amphihelia (Diplohelia) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 accepted as Enallopsammia Michelloti, 1871 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  » Species Amphihelia (Diplohelia) moresbyi Alcock, 1898 accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  » Species Amphihelia (Diplohelia) profunda (Pourtalès, 1867) accepted as Enallopsammia profunda (Pourtalès, 1867) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Amphihelia adminicularis Rehberg, 1892 accepted as Enallopsammia rostrata (Pourtalès, 1878) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia arbuscula (Moseley, 1880) accepted as Madrepora arbuscula (Moseley, 1880) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Amphihelia atlantica Duncan, 1870 accepted as Dendrophyllia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia carolina (Pourtalès, 1871) accepted as Madrepora carolina (Pourtalès, 1871) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Amphihelia kauaiensis (Vaughan, 1907) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia miocenica Seguenza, 1864 accepted as Dendrophyllia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia moresbyi Alcock, 1898 accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia oculata (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Amphihelia ornata Duncan, 1870 accepted as Dendrophyllia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia profunda (Pourtalès, 1867) accepted as Enallopsammia profunda (Pourtalès, 1867) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Amphihelia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Dendrophyllia ramea (Linnaeus, 1758) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Amphihelia rostrata Pourtalès, 1878 accepted as Enallopsammia rostrata (Pourtalès, 1878) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Species Amphihelia tenuis (Moseley, 1880) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Amphihelia venusta (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850) accepted as Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)

Species Amphihelia infundibulifera (Lamarck, 1816) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Mémoire sur les polypiers appartenant a aux groups naturels des zoanthaires perforés es des zoanthaires tabulés. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences 29: 257-263. [details]   
Status A junior objective synonym of Madrepora, and a nomen vanum (nom. van.) of Amphelia Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849  
Status A junior objective synonym of Madrepora, and a nomen vanum (nom. van.) of Amphelia Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849 [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Amphihelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=411145 on 2023-02-01
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1849) Mémoire sur les polypiers appartenant a aux groups naturels des zoanthaires perforés es des zoanthaires tabulés. Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences 29: 257-263. [details]   

basis of record Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. (1876). Preliminary report to Professor Wyville Thompson, F.R.S., Director of the Civilian Scientific Staff, on the true corals dredged by H.M.S. 'Challenger' in deep water between the dates Dec. 30th, 1870, and August 31st. <em>Proc. R. Soc.</em> 24: 544-569.
page(s): 547, 565, 567 [details]   

additional source Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12403706 [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]   

additional source Chevalier J-P. (1966). Contribution à l'étude des Madréporaires des côtes occidentales de l'Afrique tropicale (1re partie). <em>Bulletin de l'Institute Fondamental d'Afrique Noire. Series A: Sciences Naturelles.</em> 28 (3): 912-975, pls. 1-5.
page(s): 942 [details]   

additional source Duncan, P. M. (1877). On the rapidity of growth and variability of some Madreporaria on an Atlantic cable, with remarks upon the rate of accumulation of foraminiferal deposits. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 26, 133-137
page(s): 134, 135 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Status A junior objective synonym of Madrepora, and a nomen vanum (nom. van.) of Amphelia Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849 [details]
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Madrepora oculata
 Madrepora oculata
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Madrepora oculata
 Madrepora oculata
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Madrepora oculata, 750 m Roatan, Honduras.

Photograph courtesy of NOAA DeepCAST I Expedition. Identification by P. Etnoyer.
 
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Madrepora oculata, 823 m St. Augustine Pinnacle, South Atlantic Bight.

Photograph courtesy of S. Brooke et al., NOAA-OE, HBOI. Identification by S. Brooke.
 
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