Callogorgia Gray, 1858

Cordeiro, Ralf T. S., Bayer, Frederick M. & Cairns, Stephen D., 2018, Callogorgia lucaya sp. nov., a new species of deep-sea Primnoidae (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) from the western Atlantic, Zootaxa 4441 (3), pp. 529-536: 530

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4441.3.6

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scientific name

Callogorgia Gray, 1858
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Genus Callogorgia Gray, 1858 

Callogorgia Gray, 1858: 286  .— Bayer, 1982:119 –12.— Cairns & Bayer, 2002: 840 –867 (key tO mOst Western Atlantic species anD synOnyms); 2009: 40, fig. 12A–D (mOre cOmplete synOnymy).— Bayer et al., 2015: 905 –911.— Cairns, 2016: 58; 2018: 6–15 (key tO all InDO-Pacific species).—Cairns et al., 2018: 127–134.

Fanellia Gray, 1870: 46  .— Cairns & WirsHing, 2018: 18.

Diagnosis. COlONIES UNIPlANAR, PINNATEly OR dIcHOTOMOUSly bRANcHEd. POlyPS cylINdRIcAl TO clAvATE, ARRANgEd IN WHORlS Of UP TO 12, All POlyPS fAcINg UPWARd. POlyPS cOvEREd WITH EIgHT lONgITUdINAl ROWS Of bOdy WAll ScAlES, THE NUMbER Of ScAlES PER ROW dEcREASINg fROM AbAXIAl TO AdAXIAl POlyP SIdE. BOdy WAll ScAlES gRANUlAR, SMOOTH, PITTEd, OR cOvEREd WITH TAll RIdgES. INNER SIdE Of OPERcUlAR ScAlES cOvEREd WITH SERRATEd MUlTIPlE kEElS (fROM CAIRNS et al., 2018).

Type species. Gorgonia verticillata  PAllAS, 1766 (by MONOTyPy)

Remarks. THE gENUS WAS PARTIcUlARly WEll STUdIEd IN THE WESTERN ATlANTIc ( CAIRNSAbout CAIRNS & BAyER, 2002; BAyER et al., 2015) ANd IN THE INdO-PAcIfIc ( BAyER, 1982; CAIRNSAbout CAIRNS, 2010, 2016, 2018; CAIRNSAbout CAIRNS et al., 2018), bUT EXAMINATIONS Of SPEcIMENS fROM OTHER AREAS ARE RARE IN THE lITERATURE. THEREfORE, THE gROUP IS IN NEEd Of A WORldWIdE REvISION. REcENT MOlEcUlAR ANAlySES AlSO SHOW THAT Callogorgia  ANd Fanellia GRAy, 1870  ARE PARAPHylETIc gENERA ( TAylOR & ROgERS, 2017) ANd SHOUld bE TREATEd AS SyNONyMS ( CAIRNSAbout CAIRNS & WIRSHINg, 2018).

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Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Alcyonacea

Family

Primnoidae

Loc

Callogorgia Gray, 1858

Cordeiro, Ralf T. S., Bayer, Frederick M. & Cairns, Stephen D. 2018

2018
Loc

Callogorgia Gray, 1858 : 286

: 286 : 119 : 840 : 905 : 58

Loc

Fanellia

: 18