WoRMS taxon details

Hoplangia Gosse, 1860

135094  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135094)

Hoplangia durotrix Gosse, 1860 (type by monotypy)
Gemmulatotrochus Duncan, 1878 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Gemmulatrochus Duncan, 1878 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Microcyathus Döderlein, 1913 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Soljania Pax, 1955 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species Hoplangia durotrix Gosse, 1860

Species Hoplangia pallaryi Joubin, 1930 accepted as Cladocora caespitosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Gosse, P.H., 1860. Actinologia Britannica. A history of the British sea-anemones and corals. London: Van Voorst : pp. i-xl, 1-362. [details]   
Depth range 0-150 m  
Depth range 0-150 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2023). World List of Scleractinia. Hoplangia Gosse, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135094 on 2023-09-24
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2006-09-13 06:47:38Z
Martinez, Olga
2010-09-08 12:59:53Z
2019-10-12 20:22:42Z
2020-02-19 13:35:22Z

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original description Gosse, P.H., 1860. Actinologia Britannica. A history of the British sea-anemones and corals. London: Van Voorst : pp. i-xl, 1-362. [details]   

original description  (of Gemmulatotrochus Duncan, 1878) Duncan PM. (1878). A Description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expeditions of H.M.S. Porcupine' in 1869 and 1870. – Part. II. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 10: 235-249, pls. 43-45., available online at https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1096-3642.1873.tb00560.x [details]   

original description  (of Microcyathus Döderlein, 1913) Döderlein L. (1913). Die Steinkorallen aus dem Golf von Neapel. <em>Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel.</em> 21: 105-152, pls. 7-9. [details]   

original description  (of Soljania Pax, 1955) Pax F. (1955). Ein neuer Gattungsname für eine Adariatscihe Steinkoralle. <em>Bulletin scientifique du Conseil des académies de la RPF de Yougoslavie.</em> 2(3): 75-76. [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. <em>[Online Nomenclator Zoologicus at Checklistbank. Ubio link has gone].</em> , available online at https://www.checklistbank.org/dataset/126539/about [details]   

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

redescription Cairns, S.D. (1995). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa. <em>New Zealand Oceanographic Memoir.</em> 103: 1-210. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Colonial corallum formed by extratentacular budding from a common basal coenosteum; calices arranged in phaceloid to plocoid manner; axial edges of septa smooth; pali, columella, and endotheca absent [details]

Remark Once considered as a subgenus of Astrangia (family Rhizangiidae), it is now considered a caryophylliid (Zibrowius, 1980). The genus is monotypic and has no fossil record. Cairns (1995) suggested that the New Zealand occurrence may have been introduced during WWII. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-150 m [details]