Calyptrophora reedi

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Calyptrophora reedi


Taxonavigation: Calcaxonia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Alcyonaria
Ordo: Alcyonacea
Subordo: Calcaxonia

Familia: Primnoidae
Genus: Calyptrophora
Species: Calyptrophora reedi


Calyptrophora reedi Cairns, 2018

Type locality: Johnson-Sea-Link I station 3930: 0°29.755'S, 90°13.98'W (northeast coast of Santa Cruz, Galápagos), 450 m depth.
Holotype: USNM 1409027, colony and SEM stubs 2334–2337
  • USNM 1409028, Johnson-Sea-Link I station 1922, 1 denuded colony with many detached polyps.
  • CDRS, Nautilus NA-064-126-01-A, 1 branch.
Etymology: named after John Reed
ZooBank: FEE055B3-EE29-470E-9398-41A48442B5C0


Galápagos: off Santa Cruz, Santiago, and Marchena, 445–509 m depth.


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