Calcigorgia gigantea

Calcigorgia gigantea, holotype.

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Holaxonia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Alcyonaria
Ordo: Alcyonacea
Subordo: Holaxonia

Familia: Acanthogorgiidae
Genus: Calcigorgia
Species: Calcigorgia gigantea

NameEdit

Calcigorgia gigantea Matsumoto, van Ofwegen & Bayer, 2019

ZooBank: 7050EC0C-7AE5-439C-AE76-3997997ABEFC

Type locality: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands.

Holotype: USNM 1013069, Tanaga Pass west of Tanaga Island, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea, 51°N 137.64'N 178°19.2'W, depth 375 m, bottom temp. 4 °C, F/V Pacific Knight, cruise 94-1, haul 121, 5 July, 1994.

Paratypes:

  • USNM 1004615, Amchitka Pass, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, 51.2885°N 178.947°E, depth 347–391 m, field number AB01-65, coll. McCluskey, P.
  • USNM 1010177, Semisopochnoi Island, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, West Bering Sea, 52.1756°N 179.608°E, depth 128–135 m, R/V Dominator, st. 135, 24 June 2000.

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LinksEdit

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