Acanthogorgia aspera Pourtales, 1867

Catalog Number: YPM IZ 006547.CN
Department: Invertebrate Zoology
Scientific Name: Acanthogorgia aspera Pourtales, 1867, HOLOTYPE
Taxonomy: Animalia; Cnidaria; Anthozoa; Octocorallia; Gorgonacea; Holaxonia; Acanthogorgiidae
Identification: See: Pourtales, Louis F. 1867. Contributions to the fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard University. 1: 103-120.
Common Name: sea fans and sea whips; stony corals and anemones; cnidarians; animals
Locality: Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean; Cuba; Havana Province; Havana; USCS Sta. 2P or 4P. 1.6 miles off Chorrera (Chorrera is a small harbor 3 to 4 miles west of Havana), 270-270 fm
Collected: Pourtales, L. F., U.S. Coast Survey Stmr. Corwin, 1867-05-24/1867-05-29
Description: CSBR Slide Grant Image 2016; IZ number 6547; lot count 1; Microslide 01, cardboard, fragment; Microslide 02, cardboard, fragment; Microslide 03, cardboard, fragment; Microslide 04, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 05, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 06, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 07, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 08, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 09, balsam, sclerites; Microslide 10, balsam, sclerites; other number MCZ 4702; type status comment: This appears to be a holotype by monotypy. In Verrill's (1883) examination of this specimen, he makes it clear there was only a single specimen collected.
All Determinations: Acanthogorgia aspera
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.

Cactomuricea aspera
MS NAME. Det. by: Addison E. Verrill

Acanthogorgia aspera
HYPOTYPE. 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.

Acanthogorgia aspera
HOLOTYPE. See: Pourtales, Louis F. 1867. Contributions to the fauna of the Gulf Stream at great depths. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard University. 1: 103-120.
Preparations: microslide; microslide
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IZ.006547.CN: Acanthogorgia aspera; Sclerites Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:32:50
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IZ.006547.CN: Acanthogorgia aspera; Sclerites Digital Image: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History; photo by D. Drew, 2016 metadata updated: 20 Sep 2017 11:32:54
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