WoRMS taxon details

Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

503252  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:503252)

accepted
Subgenus
marine, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Acanthocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   
Depth range 37-750 m  
Depth range 37-750 m [details]

Fossil range Miocene to Recent  
Fossil range Miocene to Recent [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2022). World List of Scleractinia. Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=503252 on 2022-12-08
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2010-08-15 20:46:26Z
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2010-09-13 23:22:01Z
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2019-10-13 11:37:40Z
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2022-06-04 11:51:25Z
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original description  (of Acanthocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   

basis of record 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, S.D., Baron-Szabo, R., Budd, A.F., Lathuilière, B., Roniewicz, E., Stolarski, J., Johnson, K.G. (2010). Corallosphere. , available online at http://www.corallosphere.org [details]   

additional source Kitahara MV, Cairns SD, Miller DJ. (2010). Monophyletic origin of Caryophyllia (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae), with descriptions of six new species. <em>Systematics and Biodiversity.</em> 8(1): 91-118., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/14772000903571088 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Like Caryophyllia, but having thecal edge spines or crests. [details]

Remark About a dozen fossil species and 9 Recent species. See Cairns and Zibrowius (1997) for a revision of the Recent species. [details]

From other sources
Biology azooxanthellate [details]

Depth range 37-750 m [details]

Fossil range Miocene to Recent [details]