WoRMS taxon details

Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

135092  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135092)

accepted
Genus
Astrocyathus Haeckel, 1904 † · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Discosmilia Alloiteau, 1958 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Levipalifer Vaughan, 1900 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Metadeltocyathus Reig Oriol, 1995 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species Deltocyathus agassizi Pourtalès, 1867
Species Deltocyathus andamanicus Alcock, 1898
Species Deltocyathus calcar Pourtalès, 1874
Species Deltocyathus cameratus Cairns, 1999
Species Deltocyathus corrugatus Cairns, 1999
Species Deltocyathus crassiseptum Cairns, 1999
Species Deltocyathus eccentricus Cairns, 1979
Species Deltocyathus halianthus (Lindström, 1877)
Species Deltocyathus heteroclitus Wells, 1984
Species Deltocyathus inusitatus Kitahara & Cairns, 2009
Species Deltocyathus italicus (Michelotti, 1838)
Species Deltocyathus magnificus Moseley, 1876
Species Deltocyathus moseleyi Cairns, 1979
Species Deltocyathus murrayi Gardiner & Waugh, 1938
Species Deltocyathus nascornatus (Gardiner & Waugh, 1938)
Species Deltocyathus ornatus Gardiner, 1899
Species Deltocyathus parvulus Keller, 1982
Species Deltocyathus perexiguus Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
Species Deltocyathus philippinensis Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Deltocyathus pourtalesi Cairns, 1979
Species Deltocyathus rotulus (Alcock, 1898)
Species Deltocyathus sarsi (Gardiner & Waugh, 1938)
Species Deltocyathus stella Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997
Species Deltocyathus suluensis Alcock, 1902
Species Deltocyathus taiwanicus Hu, 1987
Species Deltocyathus varians Gardiner & Waugh, 1938
Species Deltocyathus vaughani Yabe & Eguchi, 1937

Subgenus Deltocyathus (Deltocyathus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 accepted as Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
  » Species Deltocyathus (Deltocyathus) taiwanicus Hu, 1987 accepted as Deltocyathus taiwanicus Hu, 1987 (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Subgenus Deltocyathus (Levipalifer) Vaughan, 1900 accepted as Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (synonymy)
Subgenus Deltocyathus (Paradeltocyathus) Yabe & Eguchi, 1937 accepted as Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (synonymy)
  » Species Deltocyathus (Paradeltocyathus) australiensis (Duncan, 1870) accepted as Peponocyathus australiensis (Duncan, 1870) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
  » Species Deltocyathus (Paradeltocyathus) orientalis Duncan, 1876 accepted as Deltocyathoides orientalis (Duncan, 1876) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
Species Deltocyathus agassizii Pourtalès, 1867 accepted as Deltocyathus agassizi Pourtalès, 1867 (unaccepted > misspelling)
Species Deltocyathus conicus Zibrowius, 1980 accepted as Deltocyathus italicus (Michelotti, 1838) (Synonym)
Species Deltocyathus formosus Cairns, 1995 accepted as Deltocyathus suluensis Alcock, 1902 (synonymy)
Species Deltocyathus fragilis Alcock, 1902 accepted as Deltocyathus rotulus (Alcock, 1898) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Deltocyathus hexagonus (Gravier, 1915) accepted as Fungiacyathus (Bathyactis) marenzelleri (Vaughan, 1906) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Deltocyathus lens Alcock, 1902 accepted as Deltocyathoides orientalis (Duncan, 1876) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Deltocyathus minutus Gardiner & Waugh, 1938 accepted as Deltocyathoides orientalis (Duncan, 1876) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Deltocyathus orientalis Duncan, 1876 accepted as Deltocyathoides orientalis (Duncan, 1876) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Species Deltocyathus rotaeformis Tenison-Woods, 1878 accepted as Dunocyathus parasiticus Tenison-Woods, 1878 (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
Species Deltocyathus stellulatus Cairns, 1984 accepted as Bourneotrochus stellulatus (Cairns, 1984) (unaccepted > superseded combination, basionym)
Species Deltocyathus vaughani Yabe & Eguchi, 1932 (unaccepted > nomen nudum)
Species Deltocyathus vincentinus Dennant, 1904 accepted as Australocyathus vincentinus (Dennant, 1904) (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 44-5080 m  
Depth range 44-5080 m [details]

Fossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent  
Fossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135092 on 2022-09-30
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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]   

original description  (of Levipalifer Vaughan, 1900) Vaughan TW. (1900). A new fossil species of Caryophyllia from California, and a new genus and species of turbinolid coral from Japan. <em>Proceedings of the United States National Museum.</em> 22 (1194): 199-203, pl. 16., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00963801.22-1194.199 [details]   

original description  (of Deltocyathus (Paradeltocyathus) Yabe & Eguchi, 1937) Yabe H, Eguchi M. (1937). Notes on Deltocyathus and Discotrochus from Japan. <em>Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University, 2nd Series (Geology).</em> 19: 127-147, pl. 20. [details]   

original description  (of Metadeltocyathus Reig Oriol, 1995 †) Reig Oriol JM. (1995). Madreporarios cretácicos. <em>Barcelona.</em> 62 pp. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[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 Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Keller NB. (1993). New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls.
page(s): 245-246, Fig 5G-H [details]   

additional source Randall RH. (2003). An annotated checklist of hydrozoan and scleractinian corals collected from Guam and other Mariana Islands. <em>Micronesica.</em> 35-36: 121-137.
page(s): 135 [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009-2017). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. <em>In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats.</em> Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Cairns, S.D. (1999). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Deep-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia from Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. <em>in: Crosnier, A. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 20. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie.</em> 180: 31-167. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 92-93 [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 Kitahara MV, Cairns SD. (2009). A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species. <em>Zoosystema.</em> 31(2): 233-48. [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 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 Yabe H, Eguchi M. (1937). Notes on Deltocyathus and Discotrochus from Japan. <em>Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University, 2nd Series (Geology).</em> 19: 127-147, pl. 20. [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H. (1974). Scleractiniares des Iles Saint Paul et Amsterdam (sud de L'Ocean Indien). Tethys, 5(4): 747-778
page(s): 747, 756-757 [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 Kühlmann, D. H. H. (2006). Die Steinkorallensammlung im Naturhistorischen Museum in Rudolstadt (Thüringen) nebst ökologischen Bemerkungen. Rudolstädter Naturhistorische Schriften, 13, 37-113
page(s): 63, 102, 113 [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]   

redescription Cairns SD. (1995). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa. <em>New Zealand Oceanographic Memoir.</em> 103: 1-210. [details]   
 
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    Definitions

Nontype NMSR 9064, geounit Australian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype SIO, geounit Madagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype USNM 91551, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Corallum solitary, discoidal to patellate, free (sometimes with a scar of previous attachment at center of base); septothecate, granular or ridged costae present; pali on all septal cycles, the axial edges of the P3 joining the P2 near the columella in a characteristic deltoid formation; columella papillose. [details]

Remark About a dozen fossil species and 25 Recent species. It is one of the more commonly collected of the deep-sea genera. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 44-5080 m [details]

Fossil range Upper Cretaceous to Recent [details]