Lepidopora Pourtalès, 1871, Pourtales, 1871

Bernal, M. C., Cairns, S. D., Penchaszadeh, P. E. & Lauretta, D., 2021, Stylasterids (Hydrozoa: Stylasteridae) from Mar del Plata submarine canyon and adjacent area (southwestern Atlantic), with a key to the species off Argentina, Zootaxa 4969 (3), pp. 401-452: 27

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4969.3.1

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4792483

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scientific name

Lepidopora Pourtalès, 1871
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Genus Lepidopora Pourtalès, 1871  

Type species. Errina glabra Pourtalès, 1867  

Included species. Lepidopora acrolophos Cairns   ; L. biserialis Cairns   ; L. carinata (Pourtalès)   ; L. clavigera Cairns   ; L. concatenata Cairns   ; L. cryptocymas Cairns   ; L. decipiens (Boschma)   ; L. dendrostylus Cairns   ; L. diffusa Boschma   ; L. eburnea (Calvet)   ; L. fistulosa † Cairns   ; L. gelanes Cairns   ; L. glabra (Pourtalès)   ; L. granulosa (Cairns)   ; L. iwasakii Pica & Puce   ; L. leptoclados Cairns   ; L. polygonalis Cairns   ; L. polystichopora Cairns   ; L. pusilla Cairns   ; L. sarmentosa Boschma   ; L. spinosa Cairns   ; L. symmetrica Cairns   ; L. unicaulis Cairns.  

Distribution. New Caledonia, Barbados, Lesser Antilles, the Azores, Strait of Florida, Cuba, New Zealand, Antarctica, South Africa, the Galápagos Islands, Japan, Patagonia, 47–2330 m (see Río Iglesias et al. 2012 and Pica et al. 2018). New record off Mar del Plata, 1200 m.

Diagnosis. See Cairns 2015.