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Leptogorgia  Milne Edwards and Haime, 1857
Taxonomic Serial No.: 52238

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomRadiata   
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
          SubphylumAnthozoa   
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                SubclassOctocorallia Haeckel, 1866  
                   OrderAlcyonacea Lamouroux, 1816 – soft corals, soft corals  
                      SuborderHolaxonia Studer, 1887  
                         FamilyGorgoniidae Lamouroux, 1812  
                            GenusLeptogorgia Milne Edwards and Haime, 1857  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Leptogorgia californica Verrill, 1868  
                               Species Leptogorgia cardinalis (Bayer, 1961)  
                               Species Leptogorgia caryi Verrill, 1868  
                               Species Leptogorgia chilensis Verrill, 1868  
                               Species Leptogorgia euryale (Bayer, 1952)  
                               Species Leptogorgia hebes Verrill, 1869 – regal sea fan 
                               Species Leptogorgia medusa (Bayer, 1952)  
                               Species Leptogorgia miniata (Milne-Edwards and Haime, 1857) – carmine sea spray 
                               Species Leptogorgia punicea (Milne Edwards and Haime, 1857)  
                               Species Leptogorgia setacea (Pallas, 1766)  
                               Species Leptogorgia stheno (Bayer, 1952)  
                               Species Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck, 1815) – colorful sea whip 
       

 References
       
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  Source: Alphabetical List of Valid Octocoral Genera, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Maintained by Gary C. Williams. Available at http://www.calacademy.org/research/izg/OCTOGEN.htm   
  Reference for: Leptogorgia   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Leptogorgia   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bayer, Frederick M.  
  Publication Date: 1956   
  Article/Chapter Title: Octocorallia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Part F: Coelenterata   
  Page(s): F166-F231   
  Publisher: Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press   
  Publication Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA   
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  Notes: 1963 reprint edition. Separately authored chapters may include original descriptions   
  Reference for: Leptogorgia   
       

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