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Desmophyllum cristagalli Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848

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 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2024). World List of Scleractinia. Desmophyllum cristagalli Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-04-15
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024). European Register of Marine Species. Desmophyllum cristagalli Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848. Accessed at: on 2024-04-15
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original description Milne Edwards, H.; Haime, J. (1848). Recherches sur les polypiers. Mémoire 2. Monographie des turbinolides. <em>Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie, Series 3.</em> 9: 211-344, pls. 7-10. [details]   

context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Cairns, S.D., Hoeksema, B.W., and J. van der Land, 2001. Scleractinia, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 109-110 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Breeze, H., D.S. Davis, M. Butler, and V. Kostylev. 1997. Distribution and status of deep sea corals off Nova Scotia. Ecology Action Centre. Halifax. 58 p. [details]   

additional source Clarke, Andrew; Johnston, Nadine M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. <em>Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review.</em> 41: 47-114. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>
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additional source Cairns, S.D. & N.B. Keller. (1993). New taxa and distributional records of azooxanthellate Scleractinia from the tropical south-west Indian Ocean, with comments on their zoogeography and ecology. <em>Annals of the South African Museum.</em> 103(5): 213-292, 13 pls. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Rossi, L., 1958. Contributo allo studio della fauna di profondita' vivente presso la riviera Ligure di Levante. Doriana 2 92: 1-13.
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additional source Dawson EW. (1992). The Coelenterata of the New Zealand region: a handlist for curators, students and ecologists. <em>Occasional papers of the Hutton Foundation, New Zealand.</em> 1: 1-68.
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additional source Pourtalès, L.F. de, 1878. Corals. In: Report on the Dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Gulf of Mexico, by the United States Coast Survey Steamer "Blake", Lieutenant-Commander C.D. Sigsbee, U.S.N., commanding. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harv. 5 9: 197-212.
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additional source Duncan PM. (1873). A description of the Madreporaria dredged up during the Expeditions of H.M.S. 'Porcupine' in 1869 and 1870. <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 8: 303-344, pls. 39-49.
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additional source Marion, A.F. (1906). Étude des Cœlentérés atlantiques recueillis par la Commission de dragages de l'aviso le "Travailleur" durant les campagnes 1880 et 1881. Œuvres posthumes de A.F. Marion réunies par Paul Gourret. <em>Expéditions scientifiques du Travailleur et du Talisman.</em> 1906: 103-151., available online at [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1885). Results of the explorations made by the Steamer Albatross off the northern coast of the United States, in 1883. <em>Annual Report of the United States Commission of Fish and Fisheries, Washington.</em> 11, 503-699, plates 1-43 (begin p.604)., available online at
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additional source Reyss, D. (1973). Les canyons sous-marins de la mer Catalane, le Rech du Cap et le Rech Lacaze-Duthiers. IV. Etude synécologique des peuplements de macrofaune benthique. <em>Vie et Milieu.</em> 23(1B): 101-142.
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additional source Cairns, S.D. (2009-2017). On line appendix: Phylogenetic list of the 711 valid Recent azooxanthellate scleractinian species with their junior synonyms and depth ranges, 28 pp. <em>In: Cold-Water Corals: The Biology and Geology of Deep-Sea Coral Habitats.</em> Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D. (1977). A checklist of the ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Gulf of Mexico, with the description of a new species. <em>Gulf Research Reports.</em> 6 (1): 9-15., available online at
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additional source Pourtalès, L.F. (1880). Report on the corals and Antipatharia. Reports on the results of dredging, under the supervision of Alexander Agassiz, in the Caribbean Sea, 1878-79, by the United States coast survey steamer "Blake", commander J.R. Bartlett, U.S.N., commanding. VI. <em>.Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 6(4): 95-120, pls. 1-3.
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additional source Durham JW. (1947). Corals from the Gulf of California and the north Pacific Coast of America. <em>Memoirs of the Geological Society of America.</em> 20: 1-68. [details]   

additional source Vaughan TW. (1907). Recent Madreporaria of the Hawaiian Islands and Laysan. <em>US National Museum Bulletin.</em> 59 (9): 1-427.
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additional source Milne Edwards H, Haime J. (1857). Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 2. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. 631 pp., available online at [details]   

additional source Wells JW (1964) Ahermatypic corals from Queensland. University of Queensland Papers, Department of Zoology 2: 107-121, pls. 1-3.
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additional source Durham JW, Barnard JL (1952) Stony corals of the Eastern Pacific collected by the Velero III and Velero IV. Allan Hancock Pacific Expedition 16: 1-110, pls. 1-16. [details]   

additional source Gravier, C. (1920). Madréporaires provenant des campagnes des yachts Princesse-Alice et Hirondelle II (1893-1913). <em>Annales de l'Institut Océanographique de Monaco.</em> 55: 1-123, pls 1-16. [details]   

additional source Alcock AW. (1902). Report on the deep-sea Madreporaria of the Siboga-Expedition. <em>Siboga Expeditie.</em> 16a: 1-52, pls. 1-5., available online at
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additional source Squires DF. (1961). Deep sea corals collected by the Lamont Geological Observatory. 2. Scotia Sea corals. <em>American Museum Novitates.</em> 2046: 1-48.
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additional source Hoffmeister, J.E. (1933). Report on deep sea corals; obtained bv F.I.S "Endeavour" on the coasts of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. Australia. <em>Dept. of Trade and Customs, Fisheries, Endeavour Reports.</em> 6: 1-16, pls. 1-4.
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additional source Gardiner JS. (1929). Coelenterata. Part VI. – Madreporaria. (b) Turbinolidae and Eupsammidae. <em>British Antarctic (“Terra Nova)” Expedition, 1910. Natural History Report. Zoology.</em> 5 (4): 121-130, pl. 1. [details]   

additional source Döderlein L. (1913). Die Steinkorallen aus dem Golf von Neapel. <em>Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel.</em> 21: 105-152, pls. 7-9. [details]   

additional source Stephens, J.; Hickson, S.J. (1909). Alcyonarian and madreporarian corals of the Irish coasts, with description of a new species of Stachyodes. <em>Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Fisheries, Ireland, Fisheries Branch. Scientific. Investigations.</em> 1907 (5): 1-18, pl. 1., available online at [details]   

additional source Zibrowius, H.; Gili, J.-M. (1990). Deep-water Scleractinia (Cnidaria: Antbozoa) from Namibia, South Africa, and Walvis Ridge, southeastern Atlantic. <em>Scientia Marina.</em> 54 (1): 19-46.
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additional source Jourdan, E. (1895). Zoanthaires provenant des campagnes du yacht l'Hirondelle (Golfe de Gascogne, Açores, Terre-Neuve). <em>Résultats des Campagnes Scientifiques du Prince Albert Ier de Monaco.</em> 8(1): 1-36. [details]   

additional source Moseley, H.N. (1880). Description of a new species of simple coral. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1880, 41-42.
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additional source Marenzeller, E. von. (1904). Steinkorallen. <em>Wissenschaflichte Ergebnisse der deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer "Valdivia", 1838-1899,.</em> Band 7: 281-318, pls. 14-18., available online at [details]   

additional source Ralph PM, Squires DF. (1962). The extant scleractinian corals of New Zealand. <em>Zoology Publications from Victoria University of Wellington.</em> 29: 1-19.
page(s): 3, 9-10, Pl. 3 figs. 1-10 [details]   

additional source Brito A, Ocaña O. (2004). Corals of the Canary Islands. Skeleton anthozoans of the littoral and deep bottoms. <em>Francisco Lemus, La Laguna.</em> 1-477 pp. [details]   

additional source Boshoff, P.H. (1981). An annotated checklist of Southern Africa Scleractinia. <em>Oceanographic Research Institute Investigational Report, Durban.</em> 49: 1-45.
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additional source Cairns, S.D. (1981). Marine flora and fauna of the northeastern United States. Scleractinia. <em>NOAA Technical Report NMFS Circular.</em> 438:1-12. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Marenzeller, E. von. (1904). Reports on the dredging operations off the west coast of Central America to the Galapagos, to the west coast of Mexico and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Albatross", during 1891, Lieut. Commander Z. L. Tanner, U.S.N., Commanding. XXXIII. Stein- und Hydro-korallen. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College.</em> 43 (2): 75-87, pls. 1-3. [details]   

additional source Wells JW. (1958). Scleractinian Corals. <em>British-Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 Reports Series B.</em> 6(11): 257-275, pls. 1-2.
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additional source Rossi L. (1957). Revisione critica dei Madreporarii del Mar Ligure. <em>Doriana.</em> 2 (76): 1-19, pls. 1-4.
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additional source Zibrowius, H. (1974). Scleractiniares des Iles Saint Paul et Amsterdam (sud de L'Ocean Indien). Tethys, 5(4): 747-778
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additional source Verrill, A. E. (1868-1870). Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 1, 6, 377-558.
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additional source Fautin, D. G.; Kozloff, E. N.; Siebert, A. E. (1987). Phylum Cnidaria - Class Anthozoa. University of Washington Press. Seattle and London., pp. 68-78
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additional source Pax, F.; Müller, I. (1962). Die Anthozoenfauna der Adria / Fauna antozoa Jadrana. Fauna et Flora Adriatica, 3, 1-343
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additional source Moseley, H. N. (1881). Report on certain hydroid, alcyonarian, and madreporarian corals procured during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76. Part III. On the deep-sea Madreporaria. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76 (Zoology), 2, Zoology, 3, (1): 127-208, 238-248
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additional source Fosshagen, A.; HøisSter, T. (1992). The second Norwegian record of the deep-water coral, Desmophyllum cristagalli Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Sarsia, 77, 291-292
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additional source Marenzeller, E. V. (1904). Stein- und Hydro-Korallen. XXXIII Reports on the dredging operations ? by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (Harvard University), 43(2): 75-87
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additional source Maragos, J. E. (1977). Order Scleractinia, Stony Corals. Dennis M. Devaney and Lucius G. Eldredge (eds.). Bishop Museum Press. Honolulu, Hawaii, pp. 84
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additional source Wells JW. (1954). Recent corals of the Marshall Islands: Bikini and nearby atolls, part 2, oceanography (biologic). <em>U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper.</em> 260(I): 385-486.
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additional source Schröder-Ritzrau, A.; Freiwald, A.; Mangini, A. (2005). U/Th-dating of deep-water corals from the eastern North Atlantic and the western Mediterranean Sea. André Freiwald and J. Murray Roberts (eds.). Springer. Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 157-172
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additional source Álvarez-Pérez, G.; Busquets, P.; De Mol, B.; Sandoval, N. G.; Canals, M.; Casamor, J. L. (2005). Deep-water coral occurrences in the Strait of Gibraltar. André Freiwald and J. Murray Roberts (eds.). Springer. Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 207-221
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additional source Duncan, P. M. (1877). On the rapidity of growth and variability of some Madreporaria on an Atlantic cable, with remarks upon the rate of accumulation of foraminiferal deposits. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 26, 133-137
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additional source Zibrowius, H. (1985). Scléractiniaires bathyaux et abyssaux de l'Atlantique nord-oriental: campagnes BIOGAS (POLGAS) et INCAL. L. Laubier and Cl. Monniot (eds.). IFREMER, chapter 18, pp. 311-324
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additional source Zibrowius, H.; Grieshaber, A. (1977). Scléractinaires de l'Adriatique. Tethys, 7, 4, 375-384
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additional source Hickson, S. J. (1907). The Alcyonaria, Antipatharia, and Madreporaria collected by the "Huxley" from the north side of the Bay of Biscay in August, 1906. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 8, 6-14, available online at
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additional source Cecchini, C. (1917). Gli Alcionari e i Madreporari roccolti nel Mediterraneo dalla R. N. Archivio Zoologico Italiano, IX(1): 10
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additional source Best MB. (1969). Étude systématique et écologique des madréporaires de la région de Banyuls-sur-Mer (Pyrénées-Orientales). <em>Vie et Milieu.</em> 20, A, 2, 293-325.
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additional source Koehler, R. (1896). Liste par stations de dragage des animaux recueillis pendant la campagne du "Caudan". Annales de l'Université de Lyon, 26, 711-740
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additional source Roule, L. (1896). Coelentérés. Annales de l'Université de Lyon, 26, 299-323
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additional source Wilson, J. B. (1979). 'Patch' development of the deep-water coral Lophelia pertusa (L.) on Rockall Bank. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 59, 165-177
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additional source Squires, D. F. (1959). Deep sea corals collected by the Lamont Geological Observatory. 1 Atlantic corals. American Museum Novitates, 1965, 1-42
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additional source Hall-Spencer, J.; Allain, V.; Fosså, J. H. (2002). Trawling damage to Northeast Atlantic ancient coral reefs. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 269, 507-511
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additional source Bitar, G.; Zibrowius, H. (1997). Scleractinian corals from Lebanon, Eastern Mediterranean, including a non-lessepsian invading species (Cnidaria: Scleractinia). Scientia Marina, 61(2): 227-231
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additional source Smith FGW. (1954). Gulf of Mexico Madreporaria. <em>Fisheries Bulletin of the Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S.).</em> 55, 291-295.
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additional source Ramil Blanco, F.; Pulpeiro, E. F. (1990). Inventario de los antozoos de Galicia. A checklist of the Anthozoa from Galicia. Boletin de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, 86(1-4): 17-30
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additional source Joubin L. (1928). Desmophyllum crista-galli M. Edwards et J. Haime 1848. <em>In: (1927-1930) Faune et flore de la Méditerranée. Hexcorallia.</em> 1 sheet: 2 pages. [details]   

additional source Duclaux G, Lafargue F. (1972). Madréporaires de Méditerranée occidentale. Recherche des Zooxanthelles symbiontiques. Compléments morphologiques et écologiques. <em>Vie et Milieu.</em> 23 (1A): 45-63. [details]   

redescription Cairns, S. D. (1991). A Revision of the Ahermatypic Scleractinia of the Galapagos and Cocos Islands. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 504; 44 pp. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Cairns, S.D. & S.A. Parker. (1992). Review of the Recent Scleractinia (Stony Corals) of South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. <em>Records South Australian Museum, Monograph Series.</em> 3: 1-82, pls. 1-18,. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Zibrowius H. (1980). Les scléractiniaires de la Méditerranée et de l'Atlantique nord-oriental. <em>Mémoires de l'Institut océanographique, Monaco.</em> 11: 1-284, pls. 1-117. (look up in IMIS)
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redescription Cairns, S.D. (1979). The deep-water Scleractinia of the Caribbean and adjacent waters. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean Islands.</em> 57:1-341. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

redescription Cairns, S.D. (1982). Antarctic and Subantarctic Scleractinia. <em>Antarctic Research Series.</em> 34: 1-74. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
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