WoRMS taxon details

Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758)

125390  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125390)

accepted
Species
Gorgonia placomus Linnaeus, 1758 · unaccepted > superseded combination (original combination)
Muricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Paramuricea borealis Verrill, 1878 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Paramuricea elegans Grieg, 1887 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gorgonia placomus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 802 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Distribution in Nova Scotia waters and off New England  
Distribution in Nova Scotia waters and off New England [details]
McFadden, C.S.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2024). World List of Octocorallia. Paramuricea placomus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125390 on 2024-07-14
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original description  (of Paramuricea borealis Verrill, 1878) Verrill, A.E. (1878). Art. XX. Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the eastern coast of North America. No. 1. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> Ser. 3, 16(91-96): 207-215., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36841488
page(s): 213 [details]   

original description  (of Gorgonia placomus Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 802 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Paramuricea elegans Grieg, 1887) Grieg, J.A. (1887). Bidrag til de norske Alcyonarier. <em>Bergens Museums Aarsberetning for 1886.</em> 1-26, pls. 1-9., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/47014306
page(s): 10-13 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Breeze, H., D.S. Davis, M. Butler, and V. Kostylev. 1997. Distribution and status of deep sea corals off Nova Scotia. Ecology Action Centre. Halifax. 58 p. [details]   

additional source Madsen, F. J. (1944). Octocorallia (Stolonifera - Telestacea - Xeniidae - Alcyonacea - Gorgonacea). <em>The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S.</em> 5(13): 1-65., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16849046 [details]   

additional source Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [details]   

additional source Kükenthal, W. (1924). Coelenterata: Gorgonaria. in: Das Tierreich (Eine Zusammenstellung und Kennzeichnung der rezenten Tierformen). 47. 478 pp.
page(s): 221-222 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Grasshoff, M. (1977). Die Gorgonarien des östlichen Nordatlantik und des Mittelmeeres III. Die Familie Paramuriceidae (Cnidaria, Anthozoa). <em>"Meteor" Forsch.-Ergebnisse, Reihe D.</em> 27: 5-76.
page(s): 15-16 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Deichmann, E. (1936). The Alcyonaria of the western part of the Atlantic Ocean. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College.</em> 53: 1-317, plates 1-37., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4363633
page(s): 7, 97, 134, 135-136, 137, 138, 147, Plate 14 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1959). A review of the gorgonacean genus Placogorgia Studer, with a description of Placogorgia tribuloides, a new species from the Straits of Florida. <em>Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.</em> 49(2): 54-61., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39694196
page(s): 55, 57 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1922). The Alcyonaria of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913-1918, with a revision of some other Canadian genera and species. Report on the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-1918, 8, G, G3-G87, available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38351360
page(s): 16, 60 [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Distribution in Nova Scotia waters and off New England [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
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English flattened sea fan coral  [details]
French corail à pales  [details]