Iridogorgia pourtalesii Verrill, 1883

Catalog Number: YPM IZ 005826.CN
Department: Invertebrate Zoology
Scientific Name: Iridogorgia pourtalesii Verrill, 1883, SYNTYPE
Taxonomy: Animalia; Cnidaria; Anthozoa; Octocorallia; Gorgonacea; Chrysogorgiidae
Identification: See: Verrill, Addison E. 1883. Report on the Anthozoa, and on some additional species dredged by the "Blake" in 1877-79, and by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Fish Hawk" in 1880-1882. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard University. 11 (1): 1-72, pls. 1-8.
Common Name: sea fans and sea whips; stony corals and anemones; cnidarians; animals
Locality: Atlantic Ocean; Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean; Caribbean Sea; Dominica; off Dominica, 542-542 fm
Collected: Agassiz, A. E., U.S. Coast Survey Stmr. Blake, 1879-01-29
Description: CSBR Slide Grant Image 2016; IZ number 5826; lot count 1; Microslide 01, cardboard, fragment; other number MCZ 4863
All Determinations: Iridogorgia pourtalesii
HYPOTYPE. See: Watling, Les. 2007. A review of the genus Iridogorgia (Octocorallia: Chrysogorgiidae) and its relatives, chiefly from the North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 87: 393-402.

Iridogorgia pourtalesii
HYPOTYPE. See: Deichmann, Elisabeth. 1936. The Alcyonaria of the western part of the Atlantic Ocean. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. 53: 1-317, pls. 1-37.

Iridogorgia pourtalesii
SYNTYPE. See: Verrill, Addison E. 1883. Report on the Anthozoa, and on some additional species dredged by the "Blake" in 1877-79, and by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer "Fish Hawk" in 1880-1882. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard University. 11 (1): 1-72, pls. 1-8.
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IZ.005826.CN: Iridogorgia pourtalesii; Dry calicle Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:31:48
IZ.005826.CN: Iridogorgia pourtalesii; Dry calicle Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:31:48
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