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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus 1758)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Desmophyllum pertusum
Species recognized by NCBI
Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus 1758)
Lophelia pertusa
Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus 1758)
Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus 1758)
Lophohelia prolifera gracilis

Alternative Names

Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus 1758)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Lophohelia affinis Pourtalès 1868
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Lophohelia gracilis Seguenza 1864
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Lophohelia gracilis var. latistella Seguenza 1864
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Lophohelia gracilis var. striata Seguenza 1864
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Lophohelia prolifera var. gracilis Duncan 1873
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Lophohelia subcostata Milne Edwards & Haime 1850
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Dendrosmilia nomlandi
Synonym according to CITES
Lophelia californica
Synonym according to CITES
Lophelia pertusa
Synonym according to NCBI
Lophelia prolifera
Synonym according to CITES
Lophelia subcostata
Synonym according to CITES
Lophohelia affinis
Synonym according to CITES
Lophohelia tubulosa
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora pertusa
Recombined according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora pertusa
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora prolifera
Synonym according to CITES

Common Names

English

Spider Hazards preferred
Recognized by CITES
Tuft Coral
Recognized by CITES

Spanish; Castilian

Coral mechón preferred
Recognized by CITES

Curated hierarchies for Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus 1758)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Caryophylliidae
Desmophyllum