Callogorgia galapagensis

Callogorgia galapagensis

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Calcaxonia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Cnidaria
Classis: Anthozoa
Subclassis: Octocorallia
Ordo: Alcyonacea
Subordo: Calcaxonia

Familia: Primnoidae
Genus: Callogorgia
Species: Callogorgia galapagensis

Name edit

Callogorgia galapagensis Cairns, 2018

Type locality: 0°17.072'S, 91°04.208'W (off northwest tip of Fernandina, Galápagos), 663–788 m deep.
Holotype: USNM 1161744, John-Sea-Link I-1933, large colony and SEM stubs 2295–2297, 2308–2311
Paratypes:
  • USNM 1161750, John-Sea-Link I-1915, partial colony.
  • USNM 1161746, John-Sea-Link I-1930, partial colony.
  • USNM 1161745, John-Sea-Link I-1934, 1 branch.
  • USNM 1161748, John-Sea-Link I-1942, 1 branch.
ZooBank: F21CD90F-41C8-4A0A-9B2B-6CF8E4E9E6A4

Distribution edit

Galápagos: Tagus Cove between Isabela and Fernandina, north of Española, 308–633 m deep; Cocos Island, 628–656 m deep.

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