Eugorgia beebei

Eugorgia beebei, 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: Gorgoniidae
Genus: Eugorgia
Species: Eugorgia beebei

NameEdit

Eugorgia beebei Breedy, Williams & Guzman, 2013

ZooBank: 8B75AC49-5089-4BEF-BE80-B76198B9D0E8

Type locality: Baja California sur, México.

Holotype: CASIZ 75783, ethanol preserved, Los Frailes, Baja California sur, México, 52 m, coll. R. Adcock, 18 June 1979.

Paratypes:

  • MCZ 36106, dry, Paita, Piura, Perú, no more data available.
  • USNM 56879, ethanol preserved, El Alto, Piura, Perú, 1860-1815 m (depth data dubious). (F.M. Bayer’s note on label: ‘specimen probably from previous shallow station’), Anton Bruun Cruise, 18B, Sta. 766, 4°10'S, 81°27'W, 9 September 1966.

Etymology: named after Charles William Beebe.

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