WoRMS taxon details

Coenocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

135088  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135088)

accepted
Genus
Species Coenocyathus anthophyllites Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Coenocyathus bowersi Vaughan, 1906
Species Coenocyathus brooki Cairns, 1995
Species Coenocyathus caribbeana Cairns, 2000
Species Coenocyathus cylindricus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
Species Coenocyathus goreaui Wells, 1972
Species Coenocyathus humanni Cairns, 2000
Species Coenocyathus nanus Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
Species Coenocyathus parvulus (Cairns, 1979)
Species Coenocyathus sebroecki Kitahara, Capel & Migotto, 2020

Species Coenocyathus apertus Döderlein, 1913 accepted as Phyllangia americana americana Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Coenocyathus bartschi Wells, 1947 accepted as Rhizosmilia maculata (Pourtalès, 1874) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Coenocyathus corsicus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Pourtalosmilia anthophyllites (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Coenocyathus dohrni Döderlein, 1913 accepted as Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) inornata (Duncan, 1878) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Coenocyathus giesbrechti Döderlein, 1913 accepted as Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) inornata (Duncan, 1878) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Coenocyathus lobatus Chevalier, 1966 accepted as Coenocyathus cylindricus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Coenocyathus mouchezii Lucaze-Duthier, 1897 accepted as Phyllangia americana mouchezii (Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Species Coenocyathus sagamiensis Eguchi, 1968 accepted as Rhizosmilia sagamiensis (Eguchi, 1968) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Species Coenocyathus vermiformis Pourtalès, 1868 accepted as Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtalès, 1868) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   
Depth range 2-500 m  
Depth range 2-500 m [details]

Fossil range Oligocene to Recent  
Fossil range Oligocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Coenocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135088 on 2022-12-02
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-09-08 06:50:23Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-14 23:09:58Z
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2018-08-06 19:16:27Z
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2022-06-05 15:00:04Z
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original description Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [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. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]., available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [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): 545, 568 [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 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): 968-970 [details]   

additional source Broch, H. (1953). Octocorals and stony corals of the high Adriatic trawling grounds. Institut za Oceanografiju i Ribarstvo - Split FNR Jugoslavija, VI(2): 3-21
page(s): 16, 17 [details]   

additional source Studer T. (1879). Übersicht der Anthozoa Alcyonaria, welche während der Reise S.M.S. Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der könglich preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1878, 632-688.
page(s): 676 [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 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
Comparison Similar to Caryophyllia but colonial, from a basal coenosteum. [details]

Diagnosis Corallum colonial, corallites extracalicularly budded from a thick common basal coenosteum; corallites cylindrical and stout; septotheca costate and granular; a crown of pali occurs before penultimate septal cycle; columella papillose or fascicular; endotheca absent. [details]

Remark Genus partially reviewed by Zibrowius (1980) and Cairns (1999). Several fossil species 8 Recent species. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 2-500 m [details]

Fossil range Oligocene to Recent [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]