NARMS taxon details

Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815)

158288  (

marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of ) Lamarck, J.B. (1815). Suite des polypiers corticiferes. <em>Mémoires du Muséum d'histoire naturelle.</em> 2: 76-84, 157-164., available online at
page(s): 157 [details]   
McFadden, C.; Cordeiro, R.; Williams, G.; van Ofwegen, L. (2022). World List of Octocorallia. Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-01-30
NARMS (2023). Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815). Accessed at: on 2023-01-30
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
2021-07-03 20:01:34Z

original description  (of ) Lamarck, J.B. (1815). Suite des polypiers corticiferes. <em>Mémoires du Muséum d'histoire naturelle.</em> 2: 76-84, 157-164., available online at
page(s): 157 [details]   

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

basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at  [details]   

additional source Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [details]   

additional source van Ofwegen, L.P.; Cairns, S.D. ; van der Land, J. (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D., and Bayer, F.M., 2009. Octocorallia (Cnidaria) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 321–331 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Verrill, A.E. (1864). Revision of the *Polypi* of the eastern coast of the United States. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1: 1-45., available online at
page(s): 6 [details]   

additional source Alderslade, P. (2001). Six new genera and six new species of soft coral, and some proposed familial and subfamilial changes within the Alcyonacea. <em>Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 10:15-65.
page(s): 60 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F. M. (2000). A new species of Leptogorgia from the eastern Pacific (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Holaxonia). <em>Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington.</em> 113(3), 609-616.
page(s): 612 [details]   

additional source Weinberg, S. (1976). Revision of the common Octocorallia of the Mediterranean circalittoral. I. Gorgonacea. <em>Beaufortia.</em> 24(313): 63-104., available online at
page(s): 86 [details]   

additional source Sánchez, J. A. (2007). A new genus of Atlantic octocorals (Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae): systematics of gorgoniids with asymmetric sclerites. <em>Journal of Natural History.</em> 41(9-12): 493-509., available online at
page(s): 498, 506 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1961). The shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian region. A manual for marine biologists. <em>Studies on the Fauna of Curacao and Other Caribbean Islands.</em> 12:1-373, pls. 1-23., available online at
page(s): 6, 14, 208, 215, 216-217, 218, 311, 315, 325, 326, 327, 330, 334, 339, 342, Pl. VII [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

additional source Deichmann, E. (1936). The Alcyonaria of the western part of the Atlantic Ocean. <em>Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College.</em> 53: 1-317, plates 1-37., available online at
page(s): 8, 26, 173, 176, 177-178, 179, 183, Plate 19 [details]   

additional source Bayer, F.M. (1957). Additional records of Western Atlantic octocorals. <em>Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences.</em> 47(11): 379-390., available online at
page(s): 388, 389, 390 [details]   

additional source Goffredo, S.; Lasker, H. R. (2006). Modular growth of a gorgonian coral can generate predictable patterns of colony growth. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 336, 221-229
page(s): 222 [details]   

additional source Zeevi Ben-Yosef, D.; Benayahu, Y. (1999). The gorgonian coral Acabaria biserialis: life history of a successful colonizer of artificial substrata. Marine Biology, 135, 473-481
page(s): 478, 479 [details]   

additional source Wirshing, H. H.; Messing, C. G.; Douady, C. J.; Reed, J. K.; Stanhope, M. J. (2005). Molecular evidence for multiple lineages in the gorgonian family Plexauridae (Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Marine Biology, 147, 497-508
page(s): 499, 500, 503, 505, 506 [details]   

additional source Grasshoff, M. (1999). The shallow water gorgonians of New Caledonia and adjacent islands. Senckenbergiana Biologica, 1-2, 1-121
page(s): 77 [details]   

additional source Azizur Rahman, M.; Isa, Y.; Uehara, T. (2006). Studies on two closely related species of octocorallians: biochemical and molecular characteristics of the organic matrices of endoskeletal sclerites. Marine Biotechnology, 8, 415-424
page(s): 422 [details]   

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