WoRMS taxon details

Muricea Lamouroux, 1821

177745  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:177745)

accepted
Genus
Muricea spicifera Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Muricea muricata (Pallas, 1766) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Muricea acervata Verrill, 1866
Species Muricea albida Verrill, 1868
Species Muricea aspera Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea atlantica (Riess in Kükenthal, 1919)
Species Muricea austera Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea californica Aurivillius, 1931
Species Muricea crassa Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea echinata Valenciennes MS in Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857
Species Muricea echinata Verrill, 1866
Species Muricea elongata Lamouroux, 1821
Species Muricea flamma Marques & Castro, 1995
Species Muricea formosa Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea fruticosa Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea galapagensis Deichmann, 1941
Species Muricea hebes Verrill, 1864
Species Muricea hispida Verrill, 1866
Species Muricea laxa Verrill, 1864
Species Muricea midas Bayer, 1959
Species Muricea mortensenii Hickson, 1928
Species Muricea muricata (Pallas, 1766)
Species Muricea nariformis Aurivillius, 1931
Species Muricea pendula Verrill, 1864
Species Muricea pinnata Bayer, 1961
Species Muricea plantaginea (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Muricea purpurea Verrill, 1868
Species Muricea retusa Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea robusta Verrill, 1864
Species Muricea squarrosa Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea subtilis Breedy & Guzman, 2016
Species Muricea tubigera Verrill, 1869
Species Muricea waltonsmithi Bayer, 1994

Species Muricea horrida Möbius, 1861 (nomen dubium)

Species Muricea purpurea Verrill, 1864 represented as Muricea purpurea Verrill, 1868

Subgenus Muricea (Eumuricea) Verrill, 1869 accepted as Muricea Lamouroux, 1821 (synonym)
  » Species Muricea (Eumuricea) acervata Verrill, 1866 accepted as Muricea acervata Verrill, 1866 (changed combination)
  » Species Muricea (Eumuricea) hispida Verrill, 1866 accepted as Muricea hispida Verrill, 1866 (changed combination)
  » Species Muricea (Eumuricea) horrida Möbius, 1861 accepted as Muricea horrida Möbius, 1861 (changed combination)
  » Species Muricea (Eumuricea) squarrosa Verrill, 1869 accepted as Muricea squarrosa Verrill, 1869 (original combination)
  » Species Muricea (Eumuricea) tubigera Verrill, 1869 accepted as Muricea tubigera Verrill, 1869 (original combination)
Species Muricea appressa Verrill, 1864 accepted as Muricea plantaginea (Valenciennes, 1846) (synonym)
Species Muricea bebrycoides von Koch, 1887 accepted as Villogorgia bebrycoides (von Koch, 1887) (original combination)
Species Muricea chamaeleon von Koch, 1882 accepted as Paramuricea clavata (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
Species Muricea divaricata Verrill, 1865 accepted as Anthogorgia divaricata (Verrill, 1865) (original combination)
Species Muricea elegans Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Gorgonia elegans (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) (original combination)
Species Muricea flexuosa (Verrill, 1865) accepted as Muricella flexuosa (Verrill, 1865) (changed combination)
Species Muricea granulosa Verrill, 1870 accepted as Muriceopsis tuberculata (Esper, 1792) (synonym)
Species Muricea koellikeri von Koch, 1882 accepted as Paramuricea chamaeleon var. koellikeri (von Koch, 1882) (synonym)
Species Muricea macrospina von Koch, 1882 accepted as Paramuricea macrospina (von Koch, 1882) (original combination)
Species Muricea myura (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Myura simplex Gray, 1859 (synonym)
Species Muricea nitida Verrill, 1868 accepted as Muricella nitida (Verrill, 1868) (original combination)
Species Muricea paucituberculata Marion, 1906 accepted as Muriceides sceptrum (Studer, 1891) (synonym)
Species Muricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758) (changed combination)
Species Muricea pusilla (Nutting, 1909) accepted as Swiftia pusilla (Nutting, 1909) (changed combination)
Species Muricea ramosa (Thomson & Simpson, 1909) accepted as Astrogorgia ramosa (Thomson & Simpson, 1909) (changed combination)
Species Muricea rubra Aurivillius, 1931 accepted as Muricea purpurea Verrill, 1868 (synonym)
Species Muricea sinensis Verrill, 1865 accepted as Astrogorgia sinensis (Verrill, 1865) (original combination)
Species Muricea splendens (Thomson & Simpson, 1909) accepted as Astrogorgia splendens (Thompson & Simpson, 1909) (changed combination)
Species Muricea tenella Verrill, 1869 accepted as Muricea plantaginea (Valenciennes, 1846) (synonym)
Species Muricea umbraticoides Studer, 1878 accepted as Muricella umbraticoides (Studer, 1878) (original combination)

Species Muricea acropora Verrill, 1912 (uncertain)
Species Muricea bicolor Wright & Studer, 1889 (uncertain)
Species Muricea echinata von Koch, 1882 (uncertain)
Species Muricea humilis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (uncertain)
Species Muricea spicifera Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Muricea muricata (Pallas, 1766) (uncertain, synonym)
Species Muricea teretiuscula Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (uncertain)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Lamouroux JVF. (1821). Exposition méthodique des genres de l'ordre des polypiers: avec leur description et celle des principales espèces, figurées dans 84 planches, les 63 premières appartenant à l'Histoire naturelle des zoophytes d'Ellis et Solander. <em>Paris 1821.</em> pp. 1-115, pls. 1-84., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50899961
page(s): 36 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Muricea Lamouroux, 1821. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=177745 on 2021-12-02
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2005-07-26 12:01:18Z
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2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2021-08-29 20:05:26Z
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original description Lamouroux JVF. (1821). Exposition méthodique des genres de l'ordre des polypiers: avec leur description et celle des principales espèces, figurées dans 84 planches, les 63 premières appartenant à l'Histoire naturelle des zoophytes d'Ellis et Solander. <em>Paris 1821.</em> pp. 1-115, pls. 1-84., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/50899961
page(s): 36 [details]   

original description  (of Eumuricea Verrill, 1869) Verrill, A.E. (1868-1870). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 6. Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science.</em> 1: 377-558, pl. 6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27729638
page(s): 449 [details]   

original description  (of Muricea (Eumuricea) Verrill, 1869) Verrill, A.E. (1868-1870). Notes on Radiata in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera and species. No. 6. Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Science.</em> 1: 377-558, pl. 6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27729638
page(s): 449 [details]   

basis of record Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [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 Breedy, O.; Guzman, H. (2016). A revision of the genus Muricea Lamouroux, 1821 (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) in the eastern Pacific. Part II. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 581: 1-69., available online at https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.581.7910 [details]   

additional source Breedy, O.; Guzman, H. M. (2015). A revision of the genus Muricea Lamouroux, 1821 (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) in the eastern Pacific. Part I: Eumuricea Verrill, 1869 revisited. <em>ZooKeys.</em> 537: 1-32., available online at https://zookeys.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=6025 [details]   
 
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