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  • Invertebrate Zoology CNID-2780 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Dasmosmilia variegata
  • whole animal (unknown)
  •    Syntype of Parasmilia variegata
  • Florida Straits
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • 1868-1869 (1868-01-01 - 1869-12-31)
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Dasmosmilia variegata (Pourtalès, 1871)
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Caryophylliidae Dasmosmilia variegata
Identified by Louis F. Pourtales in 1880
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Parasmilia variegata Pourtales, 1871
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Caryophylliidae Parasmilia variegata
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
de Pourtales 1871, Page 21, Syntype of Parasmilia variegata
Plate I, figure 13
de Pourtales 1880, Page 109, Voucher of Dasmosmilia variegata
Plate 2, figures 11 & 12
Cairns 1979, Page 134, Voucher of Dasmosmilia variegata
Plate XXV, figures 4-7, 10; Plate XXVI, figure 1
Media of type text, de Pourtales 1871. Description:MCZ Memoirs Vol. II no. 2
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MCZ Memoirs Vol. II no. 2
Media of type text, de Pourtales 1880. Description:MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 4
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MCZ Bulletin Vol. VI no. 4
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Florida Straits
Locality Remarks: Conch Reef is from Bibb stations 201 and 202, Carysfort Reef is from station 151. Both are referenced in Cairns 1979 paper
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 68 to 315 fms
Coordinates: 25.073861° -80.333103° (Datum: WGS84) , Error: 40000 m
Penny Benson; 2020-11-24; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced to a point between Conch and Caryfort Reefs off Key Largo
Collecting Date: 1868-1869 (1868-01-01 - 1869-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (unknown) unchecked in collection 0
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MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria 000001-006000, pg.113