Eugorgia ljubenkovia

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Eugorgia ljubenkovia


Taxonavigation: Holaxonia 

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

Familia: Gorgoniidae
Genus: Eugorgia
Species: Eugorgia ljubenkovia



Eugorgia ljubenkovia Horvath, 2019

Holotype: SBMNH 422333, colony fragments, coll. R/V ‘Velero IV’, station 1703-49, 5 March 1949
Type locality: Isla Cedros, Baja, Mexico. S Bay, dredge—sand and mud, Lovena (heart urchin), sponges, 28°04'21"N, 115°17'50"W (end), 29 m.
Etymology: named after John C. Ljubenkov
ZooBank: 48F9BA66-D012-44A5-8C8F-1EEAE2279548



Primary references

  • Horvath, E.A. 2019. A review of gorgonian coral species (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) held in the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History research collection: focus on species from Scleraxonia, Holaxonia, Calcaxonia – Part II: Species of Holaxonia, families Gorgoniidae and Plexauridae. Zookeys, 860: 67–182. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.860.33597 Reference page
    • [original description of Eugorgia ljubenkovia: p.87-91; figs 11A, B, 12A, B, 13A–C]
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