Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758

Cairns, Stephen D., Häussermann, Verena & Försterra, Günter, 2005, A review of the Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) of Chile, with the description of two new species, Zootaxa 1018 (1), pp. 15-46: 23

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1018.1.2

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5049428

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scientific name

Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758
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Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758  

Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758: 798   . — Cairns, 1982: 15, pl. 3, figs. 4–6 (synonymy and South American records).

New Record. —off Valdivia (39°59'S; 73°43'W), between 2000 and 2500 m, collected in 1994, IZUA­CNI­0009.

Remarks. —This is one of the approximately dozen cosmopolitan species of deepwater scleractinian corals; however, only one specimen is known from off Chile. It was also reported from the Drake Passage by Cairns (1982).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Oculinidae

Genus

Madrepora

Loc

Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758

Cairns, Stephen D., Häussermann, Verena & Försterra, Günter 2005
2005
Loc

Madrepora oculata

Cairns, S. D. 1982: 15
1982