Iridogorgia pourtalesii Verrill, 1883

Catalog Number: YPM IZ 005827.CN
Department: Invertebrate Zoology
Scientific Name: Iridogorgia pourtalesii Verrill, 1883, HYPOTYPE
Taxonomy: Animalia; Cnidaria; Anthozoa; Octocorallia; Gorgonacea; Chrysogorgiidae
Identification: 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.
Common Name: sea fans and sea whips; stony corals and anemones; cnidarians; animals
Locality: Atlantic Ocean; Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean; Caribbean Sea; Grenada; off Grenada, 159-159 fm
Collected: Agassiz, A. E., U.S. Coast Survey Stmr. Blake, 1879-02-28
Description: IZ number 5827; lot count 1; Microslide 01, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 02, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 03, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 04, cardboard, fragment; other number MCZ 4865
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
Det. by: Addison E. Verrill
Preparations: microslide; microslide
Media
Caption
Download Links
IZ.005827.CN: Iridogorgia pourtalesii Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2010 metadata updated: 16 Mar 2018 06:18:29
Share This:
Email Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Google+ Share this on Pinterest Share this on Tumblr Share this on StumbleUpon Share this on Reddit