A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species

Visentini-Kitahara, Marcelo, and Cairns, Stephen (2009) A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species. Zoosystema, 31 (2). pp. 233-248.

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Abstract

Based on part of the material collected during the HALIPRO 1, BATHUS 3, BATHUS 4, and NORFOLK 2 expeditions by the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris off New Caledonia, 10 species of scleractinian corals belonging to the genus Deltocyathus were identified: D. magnificas, D. rotulas, D. suluensis, D. vaughani, D. ornatus, D. heteroclitus, D. corrugatus, D. crassiseptum, D. cameratus and D. inusitatus n. sp. These 10 species are fully described and illustrated, their distributional and bathymetric ranges are given. A brief history and an identification key for all species belonging to this genus are provided.

Item ID: 39372
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1280-9551
Keywords: scleractinia; caryophylliidae; deltocyathus; New Caledonia; new species
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 04:20
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