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Madracis asperula Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849

135211  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135211)

accepted
Species
Axhelia asperula (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) · unaccepted > superseded combination
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1849). Mémoire sur les Polypes appartenant à la famille des Oculinides, au groupe intermédiaire des Pseudastréides et à la famille des Fongides. <em>Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences, Paris.</em> 29: 67-73., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1225794 [details]   
Holotype  NHMUK, verbatimGeounit Madeira, Portugal (R...  
Holotype NHMUK, verbatimGeounit Madeira, Portugal (R... [details]
Note Madeira, Portugal (Recent)  
Type locality Madeira, Portugal (Recent) [details]
Depth range 0-311 m  
Depth range 0-311 m [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Madracis asperula Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=135211 on 2022-12-04
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original description Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1849). Mémoire sur les Polypes appartenant à la famille des Oculinides, au groupe intermédiaire des Pseudastréides et à la famille des Fongides. <em>Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des sciences, Paris.</em> 29: 67-73., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/1225794 [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, Pichon M. (1976). Scleractinia of Eastern Australia. Part I. Families Thamnasteriidae, Astroceoniidae, Pocilloporidae. <em>Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series.</em> 1: 1-86.
page(s): 75 [details]   

additional source Pourtalès, L. F. de. (1871). Deep-sea corals. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy at Harvard College.</em> 2 (4): 1-93, pls. 1-8., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.13636
page(s): 27-28, 59, 60, 61, 88, 93, 100, Plate VII, fig. 4 [details]   

additional source Pourtalès, L.F. de, 1878. Corals. In: Report on the Dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the United States Coast Survey Steamer "Blake", Lieutenant-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., commanding. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harv. 5 9: 197-212.
page(s): 204 [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. [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.
page(s): 36 [details]   

additional source Lewis, John B. 1965. A preliminary description of some marine benthic communities from Barbados, West Indies. Canadian Journal of Zoology 43: 1049-1074.
page(s): 1052, 1053, 1062 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Jaap WC, Lang JC. (2009). Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder DL. Camp DK (eds.) Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 333–347. [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 SD. (1977). Caryophylliina and Dendrophylliina (Anthozoa: Scleractinia). <em>Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises.</em> 3(4): 1-27., available online at https://f50006a.eos-intl.net/ELIBSQL12_F50006A_Documents/mhc_v3_4_0813_R.pdf [details]   

additional source Cairns SD. (1977). A checklist of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Gulf of Mexico, with the description of a new species. <em>Gulf Research Reports.</em> 6 (1): 9-15., available online at https://aquila.usm.edu/gcr/vol6/iss1/2/ [details]   

additional source Cairns SD. (1991). A revision of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Galápagos and Cocos Islands. <em>Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology.</em> 504: 1-32, pls. 1-12. [details]   

additional source Lattig P, Cairns SD. (2000). A new species of Tethocyathus (Scleractinia: Caryophylliidae). <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 113 (3): 590-595.
page(s): 593 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Zibrowius H. (1997). Cnidaria Anthozoa: Azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the Philippine and Indonesian regions. <em>in: Crosnier, A. et al. (Ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 16. Campagne Franco-Indonésienne KARUBAR. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle. Série A, Zoologie.</em> 172: 27-244. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 68 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pourtalès, L.F. (1880). Report on the corals and Antipatharia. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Caribbean Sea, 1878-79, by the United States coast survey steamer "Blake", commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. VI. <em>.Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 6(4): 95-120, pls. 1-3.
page(s): 96, 98 [details]   

additional source Studer T. (1878). Übersicht der Steinkorallen aus der Familie der Madreporaria aporosa, Eupsammina und Turbinaria, welche auf der Reise S.M.S. Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1877: 625-655, pls. 1-4.
page(s): 636 [details]   

additional source 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
page(s): 101, 110, Plate 4, fig. 2 [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 Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1850-1854). A monograph of the British fossil Corals. The Palaeontographical Society, London. <em>Monographs of the Palaeontographical Society.</em> 1 : i-lxxxv, 1-72, pls. 1-11; 2: 73-146, pls. 12-30; 3: 147-210, pls. 31-46; 4: i-xvi, 211-244, pls. 47-56; 5: 245-322, pls. 57-72., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12089108  [details]   

additional source Durham JW, Barnard JL (1952) Stony corals of the Eastern Pacific collected by the Velero III and Velero IV. Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 16: 1-110, pls. 1-16. [details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. (1881 [1880]). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger, in the years 1873–1876. <em>Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Zoology.</em> 2 (part 7): 1-248, pl. Hydrocorallinae 1-14, Helioporidae 1-2, Madreporaria 1-16., available online at http://www.19thcenturyscience.org/HMSC/HMSC-Reports/Zool-07/README.htm [details]   

additional source Reyes-Bonilla, H. (2002). Checklist of valid names and synonyms of stony corals (Anthozoa: Scleractinia) from the eastern Pacific. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 36(1): 1-13., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/713833841 [details]   

additional source Verrill AE. (1901). Variations and nomenclature of Bermudian, West Indian and Brazilian reef corals, with notes on various Indo-Pacific corals. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 11: 63-168.
page(s): 109 [details]   

additional source Pourtalès, L.F., de. (1874). Zoölogical results of the Hassler Expedition, III. Crinoids and corals. <em>Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard.</em> 8: 25-50, pls. 6-9. [details]   

additional source Durham JW. (1962). Corals from the Galapagos and Cocos Islands. <em>Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series.</em> 32 (2): 41-56.
page(s): 44, 46 [details]   

additional source Thiel ME. (1928). Madreporaria. <em>Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresfauna Westafrikas, Hamburg.</em> 3 (6): 251-350, pls. 1-5. [details]   

additional source Reyes J, Santodomingo N, Flórez P. (2010). Corales Escleractinios de Colombia. <em>Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras (INVEMAR), Santa Marta, Colombia.</em> pp 1-246. [details]   

additional source Brito A, Ocaña O. (2004). Corals of the Canary Islands. Skeleton anthozoans of the littoral and deep bottoms. <em>Francisco Lemus, La Laguna.</em> 1-477 pp. [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV. (2007). Species richness and distribution of azooxanthellate Scleractinia in Brazil. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 81 (3): 497-518. [details]   

additional source den Hartog, J. C. (1977). The marginal tentacles of Rhodactis sanctithomae (Corallimorpharia) and the sweeper tentacles of Montastrea cavernosa (Scleractinia); their cnidom and possible function . Proceedings of the Third International Coral Reef Symposium Miami, Florida, 464-469
page(s): 464, 465 [details]   

additional source Locke, J. M.; Weil, E.; Coates, K. A. (2007). A newly documented species of Madracis (Scleractinia: Pocilloporidae) from the Caribbean. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington , 120(2): 214-226
page(s): 215, 223 [details]   

additional source Pires DE. (2007). The azooxanthellate coral fauna of Brazil. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 81:265-272. [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV, Cordeiro RTS, Barbosa RV, Pires D Sumida PYG. (2020). Brazilian Deep-Sea Corals. In: Sumida PYG, Bernardino AF, De Léo FC (eds) Brazilian Deep-Sea Biodiversity. <em>Brazilian Marine Biodiversity. Volume 3. Springer, Cham.</em> pp. 73-107., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-53222-2_4 [details]   

additional source Santodomingo, N.; Reyes, J.; Flórez, P.; Chacón-Gómez, I.C.; van Ofwegen, L.P.; Hoeksema, B.W. (2012). Diversity and distribution of azooxanthellate corals in the Colombian Caribbean. <em>Marine Biodiversity.</em> 43(1): 7-22., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-012-0131-6 [details]   

additional source Veron, J. E. N. (2000). Corals of the World, Volume II: Families Astrocoeniidae, Pocilloporidae, Euphyllidae, Oculinidae, Meandrinidae, Siderastreidae, Agariciidae, Fungiidae, Rhizangiidae, Pectiniidae, Merulinidae, Dendrophylliidae, Caryophylliidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science. Townsville., volume 2, pp. 429.
page(s): 18 [details]   

additional source Zlatarski, V. N.; Estalella, N. M. (1980). Scleractinia of Cuba with data on the constituent organisms [in Bulgarian]. Bulgarian Academy of Science. Sophia., pp. 312.
page(s): 39, 298, 304 [details]   

additional source Moseley, H. N. (1881). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Part III. On the deep-sea Madreporaria. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 (Zoology), 2, Zoology, 3, (1): 127-208, 238-248
page(s): 182 [details]   

additional source Laborel, J. (1970). Les peuplements de madréporaires des côtes tropicales du Brésil. Annales de l'Université d'Abidjan, 2, E, (3): 7-261
page(s): 150, 153, 179, 180, 248 [details]   

additional source Fowler, G. H. (1888). The anatomy of the Madreporaria: IV. <em>Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science. New Series.</em> 28 (3): 413-430, pls. 32-33.
page(s): 414-416, 428 [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 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): 91, 94, 95, 103, 106, 107, 110, figs. 6-12 [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 Zibrowius H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. <em>Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco.</em> 11: 1-284, pls. 1-117. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Holotype NHMUK, verbatimGeounit Madeira, Portugal (R... [details]
Nontype AHF 1.1, geounit Ecuadorean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype AHF 1.2, geounit Aruban Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype MCZ, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MNHN, geounit Cape Verdean Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type MNHN, geounit Portuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type UMML 8.222, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type UMML 8.333, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type UMML 8.334, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 16141, geounit Cuban Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 16150, geounit Cuban Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 6409, geounit Grenadian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 7211, geounit Colombian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72471, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72472, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72473, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72474, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72475, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72476, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72477, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72480, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72481, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 72482, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Unknown type USNM 99085, geounit Venezuelan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unknown type USNM 99086, geounit Colombian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Unknown type USNM 99088, geounit Panamanian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Unknown type USNM 99331, geounit United States Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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Type locality Madeira, Portugal (Recent) [details]

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Biology zooxanthellate or azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 0-311 m [details]

Habitat shelf [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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