Database on species from Mediterranean coralligenous

 

Acanthella acuta

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt, 1862
Color: yellow, orange
Growth form: erect, massive, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Adeonella calveti

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Canu & Bassler, 1930)
Color: cream, orange
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Agelas oroides

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1864)
Recent synonyms: Clathria oroides Schmidt 1864
Color: yellow, orange
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Alcyonium acaule

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: Marion, 1878
Color: brown, orange, pink, red, purple
Growth form: erect, massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Aplidium fuscum

Phylum: TUNICATA
Authority: (Drasche, 1883)
Color: brown
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Aplysilla sulfurea

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schulze, 1878
Recent synonyms: Aplysilla rosea
Color: white, gray, yellow
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Aplysina cavernicola

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Vacelet, 1959)
Recent synonyms: Verongia cavernicola
Color: yellow
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Axinella damicornis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Esper, 1794)
Color: yellow, orange
Growth form: erect, massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Beania hirtissima f cylindrica

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Hincks, 1886)
Color: cream, brown, orange
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Beania magellanica

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Busk, 1852)
Color: cream
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Caberea boryi

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Audouin, 1826)
Recent synonyms: Crisia boryi
Color: cream, brown, orange
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Cacospongia mollior

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt, 1862
Color: gray, black
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Cacospongia scalaris

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt, 1862
Recent synonyms: Scalarispongia scalaris (Schmidt, 1862) Aplysifalsepsis massa
Color: cream, gray, black
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Caryophyllia iFalsernata

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: (Duncan, 1878)
Recent synonyms: Paracyanthus iFalsernatus
Color: orange, pink
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Cellaria sp.

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Color: white, cream
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Celleporina caminata

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Walters, 1879)
Color: cream
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Chartella tenella

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Hincks, 1887)
Color: brown, orange
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Chondrosia reniformis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Nardo, 1847
Color: white, gray, brown, purple
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Clathrina clathrus

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1864)
Color: yellow
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Clathrina coriacea

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Montagu, 1818)
Color: white
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Clavelina dellavalei

Phylum: TUNICATA
Authority: (Zirpolo, 1825)
Color: blue
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Corsica
Community: P. clavata

Clavelina lepadiformis

Phylum: TUNICATA
Authority: Müller, 1776
Color: white
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Corsica, Catalonia
Community: P. clavata

Clavelina nana

Phylum: TUNICATA
Authority: Lahille, 1890
Color: white
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Cliona viridis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1862)
Color: brown, yellow, green
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Corallium rubrum

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Color: white, red
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Corticium candelabrum

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt, 1862
Color: cream, orange
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Corynactis viridis

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: Allman, 1846
Recent synonyms: anémone bijou
Color: brown, orange, pink, green
Growth form: erect, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Crambe crambe

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1862)
Color: orange, red
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Crella (Grayella) pulvinar

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1868)
Color: yellow, orange
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Crisia sp

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: Waters, 1916
Color: white, cream
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Cystodytes dellechiajei

Phylum: TUNICATA
Authority: Della Valle, 1877
Color: purple
Growth form: massive
Region: Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Dendroxea lenis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Topsent, 1892)
Color: cream, gray, blue
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Dentiporella sardonica

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Waters, 1879)
Color: cream, orange
Growth form: erect, massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Dictyonella sp

Phylum: PORIFERA
Color: orange
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Disporella hispida

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Flemming, 1828)
Color: white, cream
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Dysidea avara

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1862)
Color: pink, purple
Growth form: erect, massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Dysidea fragilis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Montagu, 1818)
Color: white, cream, gray
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Eunicella cavolinii

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: (Koch, 1887)
Color: cream, orange
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica
Community: P. clavata

Fasciospongia caverFalsesa

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1862)
Recent synonyms: Cacospongia caverFalsesa Schmidt, 1862; Stelospongia caverFalsesa mediterranea Lendenfeld, 188
Color: white, gray
Growth form: erect, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Filograna implexa

Phylum: ANNELIDA
Authority: Berkeley, 1827
Recent synonyms: Salmacina
Color: white
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Flabellia petiolata

Phylum: CHLOROPHYTA
Authority: (Turra) Nizamuddin
Recent synonyms: Udotea petiolata
Color: green
Growth form: pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Gregarinidra gregaria

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Heller, 1867)
Color: white, cream
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Haliclona (Halichoclona) fulva

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Topsent,1893)
Recent synonyms: Reniera fulva
Color: orange
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Haliclona (Reniera) mediterranea

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Griessinger,1971
Recent synonyms: Reniera mediterranea
Color: pink
Growth form: erect, massive
Region: Provence, Corsica
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Haliclona (Soestella) mucosa

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Griessinger,1971)
Recent synonyms: Reniera mucosa
Color: white, cream, yellow, pink
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Halimeda tuna

Phylum: CHLOROPHYTA
Authority: (J.Ellis & Solander) J.V. Lamouroux, 1816
Recent synonyms: Halimeda platydisca
Growth form: pendunculated
Region: Corsica
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Halocynthia papillosa

Phylum: TUNICATA
Authority: (Linnaeus, 1767)
Color: orange, red
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Hemimycale columella

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Bowerbank, 1866)
Color: cream, orange, pink
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Hexadella pruvoti

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Topsent, 1896
Color: yellow
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Hexadella racovitzai

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Topsent, 1896
Color: cream, pink
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Hoplangia durotrix

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: Gosse, 1860
Recent synonyms: Soljania neapolitana
Color: white, cream
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Idmidronea sp.

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Color: white, cream
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Ircinia fasciculata

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Esper, 1794)
Color: white, brown, pink, purple
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Ircinia oros

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1864)
Color: gray, black
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Ircinia variabilis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1862)
Color: white, brown, purple
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Leptopsammia pruvoti

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897
Recent synonyms: Sunset cup coral
Color: yellow
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Lithophyllum frondosum

Phylum: RHODOPHYTA
Authority: (Dufour) G.Furnari, Cormaci & Alongi, 1996
Recent synonyms: Lithophyllum expansum
Color: pink, purple
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Margaretta cereoides

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Recent synonyms: Cellaria cereoides
Color: cream, brown, orange, pink
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: P. clavata

Mesophyllum alternans

Phylum: RHODOPHYTA
Authority: Cabioch & Mendoza, 1998
Recent synonyms: Lithothamnion philippii
Color: pink
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Miniacina miniacea

Phylum: PROTOZOA
Authority: Pallas, 1766
Color: orange, pink, red
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Myriapora truncata

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Pallas, 1766)
Recent synonyms: Faux corail
Color: orange, red
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Oscarella sp

Phylum: PORIFERA
Color: cream, yellow, pink, purple, green, blue
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Palmophyllum crassum

Phylum: CHLOROPHYTA
Authority: (Naccari) Rabenhorst
Color: green
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Paramuricea clavata

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: (Risso, 1826)
Recent synonyms: Gorgonia clavata, Muricea chamaleon, Paramuricea chamaleon, Clematissa chamaeleon(Koch, 1887).
Color: yellow, purple
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: P. clavata

Parazoanthus axinellae

Phylum: CNIDARIA
Authority: (Schmidt, 1862)
Color: yellow, orange
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: P. clavata

Pentapora fascialis

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Pallas, 1766)
Recent synonyms: Pentapora foliacea (Ellis & Solander, 1786)
Color: orange
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica
Community: P. clavata

Petrosia ficiformis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Poiret, 1798)
Color: white, cream, brown, pink, purple
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Peyssonnelia sp

Phylum: RHODOPHYTA
Authority: Decaisne
Color: brown, purple
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Phorbas tenacior

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Topsent, 1925)
Recent synonyms: AnchiFalsee tenacior
Color: white, blue
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Plakina trilopha

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schulze, 1880
Color: cream, yellow, orange
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Plakortis sp

Phylum: PORIFERA
Color: cream, brown
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Pleraplysilla spinifera

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Schulze, 1879)
Color: white, gray
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Prosuberites longispina

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Topsent, 1893
Color: cream, yellow
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Protula sp

Phylum: ANNELIDA
Color: white, cream, yellow, red
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Raspaciona aculeata

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: (Johnston, 1842)
Recent synonyms: Halichondria aculeata Johnston
Color: red
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Reteporella grimaldii

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Jullien in Jullien & Calvet, 1903)
Recent synonyms: Sertella septentrionalis; Retepora cellulosa
Color: white, cream, orange, pink
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Rhynchozoon neapolitanum

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: Gautier, 1962
Color: cream, yellow
Growth form: massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Rhynchozoon pseudodigitatum

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: Zabala & Maluquer, 1988
Color: white, cream
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Sarcotragus muscarum

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt, 1862
Recent synonyms: Ircinia muscarum
Color: gray, blue, black
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Schizomavella auriculata

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Hassall, 1842)
Color: cream, orange
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Schizomavella linearis

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Hassal, 1841)
Color: cream, orange, pink
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Scrupocellaria sp.

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Color: brown, orange
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Serpula vermicularis

Phylum: ANNELIDA
Authority: Linnaeus, 1767
Color: white, yellow, pink, red
Growth form: erect, pendunculated
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Smittina cervicornis

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: Pallas, 1766
Recent synonyms: Porella cervinus (Ellis et Solander), Milleporora cervicornis Palla, 1766, Smittia cervicornis Palla
Color: orange
Growth form: erect
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Smittoidea reticulata

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (MacGillivray, 1842)
Color: orange
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Spirastrella cunctatrix

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt, 1868
Color: yellow, orange, red
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Spongia officinalis

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Linnaeus,1759
Color: white, cream, gray, black
Growth form: massive
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Spongia virgultosa

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Schmidt,1868
Color: gray
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Terpios granulosa

Phylum: PORIFERA
Authority: Bergguist, 1967
Recent synonyms: Terpios fugax Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Color: blue
Growth form: encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Turbicellepora avicularis

Phylum: BRYOZOA
Authority: (Hincks, 1860)
Recent synonyms: Cellepora avicularis
Color: cream, brown, yellow, orange, green
Growth form: erect, massive, encrusting
Region: Provence, Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata

Valonia macrophysa

Phylum: CHLOROPHYTA
Authority: Kützing
Color: green, black
Growth form: massive
Region: Corsica, Catalonia
Community: C. rubrum, P. clavata