Muricea squarrosa Verrill, 1868

Catalog Number: YPM IZ 001562.CNB
Department: Invertebrate Zoology
Scientific Name: Muricea squarrosa Verrill, 1868, SYNTYPE
Taxonomy: Animalia; Cnidaria; Anthozoa; Octocorallia; Gorgonacea; Holaxonia; Plexauridae
Identification: See: Verrill, Addison E. 1868. Notes on Radiata in the museum of Yale College. No. 6. Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1: 377-546, pls. 4-10.
Common Name: sea fans and sea whips; stony corals and anemones; cnidarians; animals
Locality: Pacific Ocean; Gulf of Panama, North America; Pacific Ocean; Gulf of Panama; Panama; Pearl Islands
Collected: Bradley, F. H., 1866/1867
Description: Type status researched by DJD, 4/2020; IZ number 1562; lot count 2
All Determinations: Muricea squarrosa
SYNTYPE. See: Verrill, Addison E. 1868. Notes on Radiata in the museum of Yale College. No. 6. Review of the corals and polyps of the west coast of America. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1: 377-546, pls. 4-10.
Preparations: dry
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