Tanacetipathes, Opresko, 2001

Loiola, Livia L. & Castro, Clovis B., 2005, Tanacetipathes Opresko, 2001 (Cnidaria: Antipatharia: Myriopathidae) from Brazil, including two new species, Zootaxa 1081, pp. 1-31: 5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.170393

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5615445

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scientific name

Tanacetipathes, Opresko, 2001
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Tanacetipathes, Opresko, 2001   b

Diagnosis. Corallum monopodial or branched. Stem and branches complexly pinnulate, producing a bottlebrush appearance. Primary pinnules arranged in four to six rows along the axis, in alternating biserial groups of varying regularity. Posterior primary pinnules with 1–3 orders of subpinnules; secondary and higher order pinnules present on abpolypar, and sometimes polypar side of lower order pinnules. First and second anterior primary pinnules simple or with secondary and sometimes higher order subpinnules.

Type species. Tanacetipathes tanacetum ( Pourtalès, 1880)   .

Type locality. “Lesser Antiles” ( Pourtalès, 1880).