WoRMS taxon details

Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1790)

117965  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:117965)

accepted
Species
Allopora gemmascens (Esper, 1790) (changed combination)
Madrepora gemmascens Esper, 1790 (basionym, changed combination)
Oculina gemmascens (Esper, 1790) (changed combination)
marine
(of Madrepora gemmascens Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls.  [details]   
Depth range 40-665 m  
Depth range 40-665 m [details]

Distribution North Atlantic from Denmark Strait, east of Greenland, northwest of Iceland through Faroes-Hebrides area to Norway and...  
Distribution North Atlantic from Denmark Strait, east of Greenland, northwest of Iceland through Faroes-Hebrides area to Norway and Rockall. Along the Norwegian coast the species is common in depths of about 40 to 400 m, frequently found together with the bankforming scleractinina Lophelia pertusa. Type locality: Norway.  [details]
Schuchert, P. (2021). World Hydrozoa Database. Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1790). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=117965 on 2021-10-26
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (of Madrepora gemmascens Esper, 1790) Esper, E.J.C. (1788-1830). Die Pflanzenthiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Farben erleuchtet nebst Beschreibungen. Raspischen Buchhandlung, Nuremberg. 3 vols text, 2 vols pls.  [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Cairns, Stephen (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Vervoort, W.; Cairns, S.D.; Schuchert, P. (2001). Hydrozoa, <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. 112-120 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Boschma H. (1955). The type specimen of Stylaster gemmascens (Esper, 1794). <em>Proceedings of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen - Amsterdam, Series C.</em> 58 (1): 22-31, pls. 1-2. [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H.; Cairns, S.D. (1992). Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). <em>Mémoires du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, série A, Zoolologie.</em> 153: 1-136. [details]   

additional source Hickson SJ, England HM. (1905). The Stylasterina of the Siboga Expedition. <em>Siboga Exped. Monogr.</em> 8: 1-26, pls. 1-3. [details]   

additional source Moseley HN. (1879). On the structure of the Stylasteridae, a family of the hydroid stony corals. <em>Philosophical Transacations of the Royal Society of London.</em> 169 (2): 425-503, pls. 38-44. [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, van der Land J. (1999). Appendix: List of extant stony corals. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 459: 13-46. [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]   

redescription Schuchert, P. 2012. North-West European Athecate Hydroids and their Medusae. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series) 59. The Linnean Society of London, London, pp. i-viii, 1-364.
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redescription Zibrowius, H.; Cairns, S.D. (1992). Revision of the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Stylasteridae (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa). <em>Mémoires du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, série A, Zoolologie.</em> 153: 1-136. [details]   

new combination reference Milne Edwards H, Haime J (1850) Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 5. Monographie des oculinides. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3, 13: 63-110, pls. 3-4., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13434560 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Depth range 40-665 m [details]

Distribution North Atlantic from Denmark Strait, east of Greenland, northwest of Iceland through Faroes-Hebrides area to Norway and Rockall. Along the Norwegian coast the species is common in depths of about 40 to 400 m, frequently found together with the bankforming scleractinina Lophelia pertusa. Type locality: Norway.  [details]

From other sources
Biology calcareous colonies, no free medusae [details]

Habitat shelf to slope [details]