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  • Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5493 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Caryophyllia cornuformis
  • whole animal (unknown)[2]
  • Florida Straits
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • [no verbatim date data] (1867-01-01 - 1871-12-31)
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Identifications
Caryophyllia cornuformis Pourtalès, 1868
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Caryophylliidae Caryophyllia cornuformis
lesser horn coral
Identified by [no agent data]
Nature of ID: type ID
Citations
de Pourtales 1868, Page 133, [type status needs research] of Caryophyllia cornuformis
 
Media of type text, de Pourtales 1868. Description:Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths
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Media Details
Contributions to the Fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths
 
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Florida
Specific Locality: Florida Straits
Locality Remarks: Generic coordinates for specimens collected by the US Coast Survey 1867-1871 where we don't have station data
Collecting Source: wild caught
Depth: 152 to 262 fms
Coordinates: 24.470247° -81.187972° (Datum: WGS84)
Penny Benson; 2021-01-11; Source: GEOLocate
Coordinate Remarks: Generic coordinates for specimens collected by the US Coast Survey 1868-1869 where we don't have station data
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1867-01-01 - 1871-12-31)
Collecting Event Remarks: End of date collected range set to latest date of expeditions
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
whole animal (unknown) unchecked in collection 0 Part A
whole animal (unknown) unchecked in collection 0 Part B
Remarks: [the ledger indicates that the specimen was from the Blake Expedition, if so, it's not a type, if specimen indicates USFC/Pourtales it likely would be part of type series, PBenson Jan 2021]
Media
 
Media of type text, Invertebrate Zoology CNID-5476;CNID-5479;CNID-5483;CNID-5489;CNID-5495;CNID-5499;CNID-5493. Description:MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria 000001-006000, pg.223

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Media Details
MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria 000001-006000, pg.223