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Polycyathus Duncan, 1876

135098  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135098)

accepted
Genus
Agelecyathus Duncan, 1876 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym

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  1. Species Polycyathus andamanensis Alcock, 1893
  2. Species Polycyathus atlanticus Duncan, 1876
  3. Species Polycyathus chaishanensis Lin, Kitahara, Tachikawa, Keshavmurthy & Chen, 2012
  4. Species Polycyathus crosnieri Kitahara & Cairns, 2021
  5. Species Polycyathus difficilis Duncan, 1889
  6. Species Polycyathus fulvus Wijsman-Best, 1970
  7. Species Polycyathus furanaensis Verheij & Best, 1987
  8. Species Polycyathus fuscomarginatus (Klunzinger, 1879)
  9. Species Polycyathus hodgsoni Verheij & Best, 1987
  10. Species Polycyathus hondaensis (Durham & Barnard, 1952)
  11. Species Polycyathus isabela Wells, 1982
  12. Species Polycyathus marigondoni Verheij & Best, 1987
  13. Species Polycyathus mayae Cairns, 2000
  14. Species Polycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959)
  15. Species Polycyathus norfolkensis Cairns, 1995
  16. Species Polycyathus octuplus Cairns, 1999
  17. Species Polycyathus palifera (Verrill, 1870)
  18. Species Polycyathus persicus (Duncan, 1876)
  19. Species Polycyathus senegalensis Chevalier, 1966
  20. Species Polycyathus verrilli Duncan, 1889
  21. Species Polycyathus banyulensis Best, 1968 accepted as Polycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  22. Species Polycyathus conceptus (Gardiner & Waugh, 1938) accepted as Paracyathus conceptus Gardiner & Waugh, 1938
  23. Species Polycyathus mediterraneus Best, 1968 accepted as Polycyathus muellerae (Abel, 1959) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  24. Species Polycyathus pallidus (Klunzinger, 1879) accepted as Polycyathus fuscomarginatus (Klunzinger, 1879) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Duncan PM. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29099627#page/524/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range 0-441 m  
Depth range 0-441 m [details]

Taxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987)  
Taxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Polycyathus Duncan, 1876. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135098 on 2024-04-15
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-08-18 00:01:05Z
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2010-09-15 23:16:22Z
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2019-10-13 06:34:19Z
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2022-05-22 09:54:19Z
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2022-06-25 18:38:53Z
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original description Duncan PM. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29099627#page/524/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Agelecyathus Duncan, 1876) Duncan PM. (1876). Notices of some Deep-sea and Littoral Corals from the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Indian, New-Zealand, Persian Gulf, and Japanese &c. Seas. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 44: 428-442, pls. 38-41., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29099627#page/524/mode/1up [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 Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [details]   

additional source Daly, M.M., Fautin D.G., Cappola V.A., 2003. Systematics of the Hexacorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139 3: 419-437.
page(s): 424-425, 427-428 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Amaral, F. D.; Hudson, M. M.; da Silveira, F. L.; Migotto, A. E.; Pinto, S. M.; Longo, L. (2002). Cnidarians of Saint Peter and St. Paul Archipelago, Northeast Brazil. <em>Proceedings of the Ninth International Coral Reef Symposium.</em> 1, 567-571.
page(s): 567, 569 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Pillai CSG. (1972). Stony corals of the seas around India. <em>Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Corals and Coral Reefs, 1969. Marine Biological Association of India Symposium.</em> 5: 191-216. [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H.; Saldanha, L. (1976). Sclératiniaires récoltés en plongée au Portugal et dans les archipels de Madère et des Açores. Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciencias Naturais, 16, 91-114
page(s): 92, 93, 94, 105-106 [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, S.D. (2000). A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. <em>Studies on the Natural History of the Caribbean Region.</em> 75: 1-231. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 
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Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-441 m [details]

Taxonomy Placed in family Rhizangiidae according to Best (1987) [details]