Two new species and a new record of the genus Sinularia (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Penghu Archipelago, Taiwan

Leendert Pieter van Ofwegen, Yehuda Benayahu

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Abstract

Two new species of the genus Sinularia (family Alcyoniidae), featuring leptoclados-type clubs, are described and depicted from the Penghu Archipelago, Taiwan: S. penghuensis sp. nov. and S. wanannensis sp. nov. Sinularia slieringsi Ofwegen & Vennam, 1994, a new zoogeographical record for Taiwan which features clubs of the same type, is described and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-398
Number of pages16
JournalZoological Studies
Volume51
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2012

Keywords

  • Coral reefs
  • New species
  • Octocorallia
  • Sinularia
  • Taiwan

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