Bourneotrochus stellulatus ( Cairns, 1984 )

Cairns, S. D., 2004, The Azooxanthellate Scleractinia (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) of Australia, Records of the Australian Museum 56, pp. 259-329 : 276

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Bourneotrochus stellulatus ( Cairns, 1984 )
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Bourneotrochus stellulatus ( Cairns, 1984)

Deltocyathus stellulatus Cairns, 1984: 15–16 , pl. 3, figs. C–D.

Bourneotrochus veroni Wells, 1984a:213–214 , pl. 3, figs. 7–18 (Qld).

Bourneotrochus stellulatus .– Veron, 1986: 606 (Qld).– Cairns, 1995: 71–71, pl. 18, figs. f–i, pl. 19, figs. a–c (SM, NZ).– Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997: 115 (remarks).– Cairns, 1999a: 87– 88, figs. 8c, 10d–g (synonymy, remarks).

New records. SEAMOUNTS: Franklin 05/89/47 (Britannia), 1, AM G16591 View Materials . — QUEENSLAND: Cidaris I 43-2, 19, MTQ G56404 View Materials ; Franklin 03/99/D10, 2, USNM 1008204; Franklin 03/99/D11 (Marion Plateau), 7: 5, USNM 1008203, and 2, ZMUZ; Franklin 03/99/D12 (Marion Plateau), 2, USNM 1008205.

Types. The holotype of D. stellulatus is USNM 60516 ; paratypes are split between USNM and Bishop Museum. Type Locality: 19°48'N 154°58'W ( Hawaiian Islands ), 337 GoogleMaps .

The holotype ( USNM 71852 ) and paratypes of B. veroni are deposited at USNM. Type Locality: east of Lady Elliot Island, 69 km north of Fraser Island , Queensland, 476–531 m.

Caryophyllia (Acanthocyathus) decamera Cairns, 1998

Fig. 3E

Caryophyllia (A.) dentata .–Cairns & Zibrowius, 1997: 98 (in part: seven lots of decameral specimens, figs. 8b,d, NT).

Caryophyllia (A.) decamera Cairns, 1998: 377–378 , figs. 2d–f. (WA).–Griffith & Fromont, 1998: 230 (type deposition).

New records. NORTHERN TERRITORY: “San Pedro Sound”, 9°30'S 132°34'E, 124 m, 1 juvenile, AM G15411 View Materials GoogleMaps . — WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Bhagwan 32, 1, WAM Z13137 View Materials ; Lady Basten 95/LB08, 8, WAM Z16042 View Materials .

Types. The holotype is USNM 96858 ; paratypes are split between USNM and WAM. Type Locality: 5°32'S 132°36'E ( Kai Islands , Banda Sea), 245 m. GoogleMaps

Remarks. Specimens reported from Western Australia are the largest collected thus far (CD=15.5×11.0 mm) and demonstrate that up to three well-developed costal spines may also be present on the concave thecal edge, as well as six on the convex edge, all spines bring strongly flattened and in some cases spatulate ( Fig. 3E).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

AM

Australian Museum

WAM

Western Australian Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Caryophylliidae

Genus

Bourneotrochus

Loc

Bourneotrochus stellulatus ( Cairns, 1984 )

Cairns, S. D. 2004
2004
Loc

Caryophyllia (A.) decamera

Cairns, S 1998: 378
1998
Loc

Deltocyathus stellulatus

Cairns, S 1984: 16
1984
Loc

Bourneotrochus veroni

Wells, J 1984: 214
1984