WoRMS name details

Capnella thyrsoidea (Verrill, 1865)

209626  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209626)

 unaccepted > superseded combination
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Nephthya thyrsoidea Verrill, 1865) Verrill AE. (1866). Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). <em>Communications of the Essex Institute.</em> 4: 145–152., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34752272
page(s): 151 [details]   
McFadden, C.S.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2024). World List of Octocorallia. Capnella thyrsoidea (Verrill, 1865). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209626 on 2024-04-14
Date
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1998-11-12 13:16:11Z
created
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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2014-06-16 09:12:00Z
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2019-04-26 15:24:51Z
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2020-12-25 00:49:33Z
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2022-06-25 03:40:27Z
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original description  (of Nephthya thyrsoidea Verrill, 1865) Verrill AE. (1866). Classification of polyps (extract condensed from Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Commodore C. Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N.). <em>Communications of the Essex Institute.</em> 4: 145–152., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34752272
page(s): 151 [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Williams, G.C. (1992). Biogeography of the octocorallian coelenterate fauna of southern Africa. <em>Biol. J. Linn. Soc.</em> 46: 351-401. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source van Ofwegen, L.P., S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. (2001). Six new genera and six new species of soft coral, and some proposed familial and subfamilial changes within the Alcyonacea. <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 10:15-65.
page(s): 63 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1977). Australian Octocorallia (Coelenterata). <em>Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research.</em> 28: 171-240.
page(s): 185, 200 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1961). A revision of the nomenclature of the family Nephtheidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). II. The boreal genera Gersemia, Duva, Drifa and Pseudodrifa (n.g.). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> IX(1): 229-246, pl. XI., available online at https://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2433/174655/1/fia0091_229.pdf
page(s): 241 [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1988). Four new species of southern African octocorals (Cnidaria: Alcyonacea), with a further diagnostic revision of the genus Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 92: 1-26.
page(s): 25 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Williams, G.C. (1992). The Alcyonacea of southern Africa. Stoloniferous octocorals and soft corals (Coelenterata, Anthozoa). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 100: 249-358., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41110040
page(s): 333-335 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1960). A revision of the nomenclature of the family Nephtheidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). I. The genera Capnella, Scleronephthya and Chondronephthya (n.g.). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> 8(1): 27-40., available online at https://repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstream/2433/174705/1/fia0081_027.pdf
page(s): 31 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J.; Williams, G.C. (1988). A redescription of the soft coral Alcyonium valdiviae Kukenthal, 1906, with the description of a new species of Litophyton Forskal, 1775, from southern Africa (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 97(12): 315-328., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40688408
page(s): 327 [details]   

additional source Williams, G.C. (1987). The aberrant and monotypic soft coral genus Malacacanthus Thomson, 1910 (Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) endemic to southern Africa. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 21: 1337-1346.
page(s): 1341 [details]   

source of synonymy McFadden, C.S.; van Ofwegen, L.P. (2012). A revision of the soft coral genus, Eunephthya Verrill, 1869 (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Nephtheidae), with a description of four new species from South Africa. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3485: 1-25., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3485.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

Nontype SAfM H3385, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype SAfM H3415, geounit South African Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Nontype SAfM H917, geounit Mozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Habitat shallow water [details]
LanguageName 
English cauliflower soft coral  [details]
German Blumenkohl-Weichkoralle  [details]