Anthogorgia divaricata

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Anthogorgia divaricata


Taxonavigation: Holaxonia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Alcyonaria
Ordo: Alcyonacea
Subordo: Holaxonia

Familia: Acanthogorgiidae
Genus: Anthogorgia
Species: Anthogorgia divaricata


Anthogorgia divaricata (Verrill, 1865) Verrill, 1868

Original combination: Muricea divaricata Verrill, 1865

Type locality: Hong Kong

Syntype: YPM IZ 000998.CN



Primary references[edit]

  • Verrill, A.E. 1865. Synopsis of the Polyps and Corals of the North Pacific Exploring Expedition, under Commodore C.Ringgold and Captain John Rodgers, U.S.N., from 1853 to 1856. Collected by Dr. Wm. Simpson, naturalist to the Expedition. With descriptions of some additional species from the west coast of North America. Part II, Alcyonaria. With two plates. Proceedings of the Essex Institute. 4: 181–192. BHL Reference page.  [see page 168 as Muricea divaricata, original description]
  • Verrill, A.E. 1868. Critical remarks on the halcyonoid polyps in the Museum of Yale College, with descriptions of new genera. The American journal of science and arts. ser.2 vol. 45: 411-416. BHL Reference page.  [see page 413 recombination reference]


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