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  • Invertebrate Zoology DCOR-17 MCZ Invertebrate Zoology
  • Stenocyathus vermiformis
  • fragment (dry)
  •    Syntype of Coenocyathus vermiformis
  • Florida Straits
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: United States: Florida
  • prior to 1868 (1867-01-01 - 1868-12-31)
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Identifications
Stenocyathus vermiformis (Pourtales, 1868)
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Stenocyathidae Stenocyathus vermiformis
worm coral
Identified by Stephen D. Cairns in 1979
Nature of ID: revised taxonomy
Coenocyathus vermiformis Pourtalès, 1868
Animalia Cnidaria Anthozoa Scleractinia Caryophylliidae Coenocyathus vermiformis
Identified by Louis F. Pourtales in 1868
Nature of ID: type ID
Remarks: (not listed as "Type" in oldest historical ledger entered by Pourtales)
Citations
Cairns 1979, Page 168, Voucher of Stenocyathus vermiformis
Plate XXXII, figures 8-1 ; Plate XXIII, figures 1-2
 
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
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 1867-1871 where we don't have station data
Collecting Date: prior to 1868 (1867-01-01 - 1868-12-31)
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
fragment (dry) fair in collection 1 there were originally 55 specimens in alcohol, with 20 set apart for exchange.
Media
 
Media of type text, Invertebrate Zoology DCOR-17. Description:MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Deep Sea Corals 000001-000140, pg.1

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Media Details
MCZ Invertebrate Zoology Deep Sea Corals 000001-000140, pg.1