WoRMS taxon details

Plexaura Lamouroux, 1812

267752  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267752)

accepted
Genus
Gorgonia homomalla Esper, 1794 accepted as Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794) (type by subsequent designation)
Species Plexaura arbuscula Duchassaing, 1850
Species Plexaura atra (Verrill, 1901)
Species Plexaura corticosa Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860
Species Plexaura desiderata Marion, 1906
Species Plexaura dubia Kölliker, 1865
Species Plexaura edwardsi Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura ehrenbergi Kölliker, 1865
Species Plexaura esperi Verrill, 1907
Species Plexaura flexuosula Kükenthal, 1924
Species Plexaura hartmeyeri Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794)
Species Plexaura kuekenthali Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura kuna Lasker, Kim & Coffroth, 1996
Species Plexaura laevigata Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura michelini Stiasny, 1937
Species Plexaura miniacea Ehrenberg, 1834
Species Plexaura nina Bayer & Deichmann, 1958
Species Plexaura porosa (Esper, 1794)
Species Plexaura ramosa Moser, 1921
Species Plexaura turgida Ehrenberg, 1834
Species Plexaura valenciennesi Wright & Studer, 1889

Species Plexaura orthogonia W. Koch, 1886 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Plexaura ramulosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Plexaura boryana Valenciennes, 1855 (nomen nudum)
Species Plexaura cauliculus Valenciennes, 1855 (nomen nudum)
Species Plexaura eburnea Valenciennes, 1855 (nomen nudum)
Species Plexaura racemosa Valenciennes, 1855 (nomen nudum)
Species Plexaura volvata Kunze, 1917 (nomen nudum)
Species Plexaura webbiana Valenciennes, 1855 (nomen nudum)

Species Plexaura aggregata Nutting, 1910 accepted as Rumphella aggregata (Nutting, 1910) (original combination)
Species Plexaura antipathes (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Rumphella antipathes (Linnaeus, 1758) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura arbuscula Philippi, 1866 accepted as Leptogorgia arbuscula (Philippi, 1866) (original combination)
Species Plexaura attenuata Nutting, 1910 accepted as Euplexaura attenuata (Nutting, 1910) (original combination)
Species Plexaura aurantiaca Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Echinogorgia aurantiaca (Valenciennes, 1855) (original combination)
Species Plexaura brevis Duchassaing, 1850 accepted as Plexaurella heteropora (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Plexaurella grisea Kunze, 1916 (synonym)
Species Plexaura capoblancoi Stiasny, 1936 accepted as Muriceopsis tuberculata (Esper, 1792) (synonym)
Species Plexaura citrina (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Eunicea humilis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 (synonym)
Species Plexaura crassa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Pseudoplexaura flagellosa (Houttuyn, 1772) (synonym)
Species Plexaura crassa Verrill, 1864 accepted as Plexaura crassa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Pseudoplexaura flagellosa (Houttuyn, 1772) (incorrect authority)
Species Plexaura dichotoma (Esper, 1791) accepted as Plexaurella dichotoma (Esper, 1788) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura flava Nutting, 1910 accepted as Pinnigorgia flava (Nutting, 1910) (original combination)
Species Plexaura flavida (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Muriceopsis flavida (Lamarck, 1815) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura flexosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Plexaura flexuosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux, 1821) (misspelling)
Species Plexaura flexuosa Lamouroux, 1821 accepted as Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux, 1821) (original combination)
Species Plexaura friabilis Milne Edwards & Haime, 1957 accepted as Plexaurella friabilis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (original combination)
Species Plexaura fucosa (Valenciennes, 1846) accepted as Psammogorgia fucosa (Valenciennes, 1846) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura fusca (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860) accepted as Eunicea fusca Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 (changed combination)
Species Plexaura heteropora (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Plexaurella heteropora (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Plexaurella grisea Kunze, 1916 (changed combination)
Species Plexaura indica Ridley, 1887 accepted as Menella indica (Ridley, 1887) (original combination)
Species Plexaura laxa (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Pterogorgia laxa (Lamarck, 1815) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura macrocythara Lamouroux, 1816 accepted as Plexaura homomalla (Esper, 1794) (synonym)
Species Plexaura michelini Stiasny, 1941 accepted as Plexaura michelini Stiasny, 1937 (incorrect authority date)
Species Plexaura multicauda (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Eunicea multicauda (Lamarck, 1815) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura mutica Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 accepted as Eunicea multicauda (Lamarck, 1815) (synonym)
Species Plexaura nodulifera (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Gorgonia nodulifera Lamarck, 1815 (changed combination)
Species Plexaura olivacea Lamouroux, 1816 accepted as Gorgonia olivacea (Lamouroux, 1816) (original combination)
Species Plexaura petechizans (Pallas, 1766) accepted as Leptogorgia petechizans (Pallas, 1766) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura pinnata Nutting, 1910 accepted as Euplexaura nuttingi Kükenthal, 1919 (secondary homonym of Euplexaura pinnata Wright & Studer, 1889)
Species Plexaura platyclados Philippi, 1866 accepted as Phycogorgia fucata (Valenciennes, 1846) (synonym)
Species Plexaura platystoma Nutting, 1910 accepted as Pinnigorgia platystoma (Nutting, 1910) (original combination)
Species Plexaura praelonga Ridley, 1884 accepted as Menella praelonga (Ridley, 1884) (original combination)
Species Plexaura racemosa Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Eunicella racemosa (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857) (original combination)
Species Plexaura recta Nutting, 1910 accepted as Euplexaura recta (Nutting, 1910) (original combination)
Species Plexaura reticulata Ehrenberg, 1834 accepted as Leptogorgia peruana Verrill, 1868 accepted as Leptogorgia peruviana (Verrill, 1868) (synonym)
Species Plexaura rhipsalis Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Plexaura ramulosa (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)
Species Plexaura rosea Philippi, 1866 accepted as Leptogorgia chilensis Verrill, 1868 (junior secondary homonym of Leptogorgia rosea E & H)
Species Plexaura salicornoides Milne Edwards & Haime, 1857 accepted as Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux, 1821) (synonym)
Species Plexaura sanguinea (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Leptogorgia sanguinea (Lamarck, 1815) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura suberosa (Ellis & Solander, 1786) accepted as Titanideum frauenfeldii (Kölliker, 1865) (synonym)
Species Plexaura suffruticosa (Dana, 1846) accepted as Rumphella suffruticosa (Dana, 1846) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura teres (Kunze, 1916) accepted as Plexaurella teres Kunze, 1916 (changed combination)
Species Plexaura torta Klunzinger, 1877 accepted as Rumphella torta (Klunzinger, 1877) (original combination)
Species Plexaura vermiculata (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Plexaurella vermiculata (Lamarck, 1815) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura virgea Valenciennes, 1855 accepted as Leptogorgia virgea (Valenciennes, 1855) (original combination)
Species Plexaura virgulata (Lamarck, 1815) accepted as Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815) (changed combination)
Species Plexaura wagenaari Stiasny, 1941 accepted as Pseudoplexaura wagenaari (Stiasny, 1941) (original combination)

Species Plexaura anguiculus (Dana, 1846) (uncertain)
Species Plexaura furcata (Ehrenberg, 1834) (uncertain)
Species Plexaura grandis (Verrill, 1900) (uncertain)
Species Plexaura principalis Bell, 1889 (uncertain)
Species Plexaura sanctithomae Ehrenberg, 1834 (uncertain)
Species Plexaura spicifera (Dana, 1846) (uncertain)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
feminine
Lamouroux, J. V. F. (1812). Extrait d'un mémoire sur la classification des polypiers coralligènes non entièrement pierreux. <em>N. Bull. Soc. phil.,Paris.</em> 3 : 181-188., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31775884
page(s): 187 [details]   
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Plexaura Lamouroux, 1812. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267752 on 2022-01-17
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2008-01-14 11:18:07Z
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2010-09-16 09:11:12Z
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2019-06-14 18:04:29Z
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2020-07-19 11:37:53Z
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original description Lamouroux, J. V. F. (1812). Extrait d'un mémoire sur la classification des polypiers coralligènes non entièrement pierreux. <em>N. Bull. Soc. phil.,Paris.</em> 3 : 181-188., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31775884
page(s): 187 [details]   

original description  (of Plexauropsis Verrill, 1907) Verrill, A. E. (1907). The Bermuda Islands - V. Characteristic life of the Bermuda coral reefs. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 12: 204-348, plates XXVIII-XL., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27741481
page(s): 309 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Moser, J. (1921). Ergebnisse einer Revision der Gattung <em>Plexaura</em> Lamouroux. <em>Zoologischer Anzeiger.</em> 53: 110-118., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29985274 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and Other Caribbean Islands.</em> 12:1-373, pls. 1-23., available online at https://repository.naturalis.nl/pub/506065 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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