Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Hexacorallia > Order Scleractinia > Family Stenocyathidae > Genus Stenocyathus

Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtalès, 1868)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

StenocyathusPourtalès, 1871accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: worm coral

Literature

basis of record

Cairns, S.D., B.W. Hoeksema, and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 109-110

additional source

Cairns, S.D., 1984. New records of ahermatypic corals (Scleractinia) from the Hawaiian and Line Islands. Occasional papers of the Bishop Musem, 25(10): 1-30.

additional source

Cairns, S.D., and N.B. Keller, 1993. New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls.

additional source

Cairns, S.D., 2009. Stylasteridae, Scleractinia (Cnidaria). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Cairns, S.D., W.C. Jaap, and J.C. Lang. 2009. Scleractinia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 333–347 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Cairns, S.D., 2009. On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge http://www.lophelia.org/online-appendices

additional source

Cairns, S.D., 2004. Azooxanthellate Scleractinia of Australia. Rec. Australian Mus., 56(3): 259-329, 12 pls.

redescription

Cairns, S.D., 1979. The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. Stud. Fauna Curacao, 57 (180): 341 pp.

redescription

Cairns, S.D., 1995. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa). N. Z. Oceanographic Mem, 103: 210 pp.

redescription

Cairns, S.D., and S. A. Parker, 1992. Review of the Recent Scleractinia (Stony Corals) of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Rec. S. Australian Mus., Mono. Ser. 3: 82 pp., 18 pls.

redescription

Cairns, S.D., 2000. A revision of the shallow-water azooxanthellate Scleractinia of the western Atlantic. Stud. Nat. Hist. Carib. Reg. 75: 321 pp., 215 figs.

redescription

Zibrowius, H. 1980, Les Scleractiniares de la Mediterranee et de l Atlantique nord-oriental. Mem. Inst. ocean. , Monaco, 11: 284 pp.

redescription

Cairns, S.D., 1994. Scleractinia of the Temperate North Pacific. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 557:150 pp., 42 plates, 3 figs.

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Citation

Hoeksema, B. (2011). Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtalès, 1868). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:135208

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2004-12-21 by Bert Hoeksema

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