Chrysogorgia midas

Chrysogorgia midas

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: Chrysogorgiidae
Genus: Chrysogorgia
Species: Chrysogorgia midas

Name edit

Chrysogorgia midas Cairns, 2018

Type locality: 1°17'12"S, 89°48'42"W (north of Española, Galápagos), 650–662 m deep.
Holotype: USNM 1160575.
Paratypes: USNM 51464; USNM 1160579; USNM 1160578; USNM 1160585; USNM 1160582; USNM 1405908.
ZooBank: 62A55FA8-2A1D-429A-8344-B065A33B5696

Distribution edit

Galápagos from Roca Redondo to Española, 560–816 m deep.

References edit

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Links edit

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