Plumapathes Opresko, 2001a, Opresko, 2001

Lima, Manuela M., Cordeiro, Ralf T. S. & Perez, Carlos D., 2019, Black Corals (Anthozoa: Antipatharia) from the Southwestern Atlantic, Zootaxa 4692 (1), pp. 1-67: 35

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Plumapathes Opresko, 2001a


Genus Plumapathes Opresko, 2001a  

Type-species. Antipathes pennacea Pallas, 1766   (by original designation).

Diagnosis. “Corallum sparsely to densely branched and tending to be planar. Stem and branches pinnulate. Primary pinnules simple, relatively uniform in size, and not subpinnulate; arranged in two, very regular bilateral rows; pinnules in each row alternating with those in opposite row” (Opresko, 2001a).

Distribution. IndoPacific, eastern Pacific and Atlantic (Opresko, 2001a).