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Key to the genera of Octocorallia exclusive of Pennatulacea (Coelenterata: Anthozoa), with diagnoses of new taxa
—A serial key to the genera of Octocorallia exclusive of the Pennatulacea is presented. New taxa introduced are Olindagorgia, new genus for Pseudopterogorgia marcgravii Bayer; Nicaule, new genus forExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships within the Octocorallia (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) based on nuclear 18S rRNA sequences
Abstract We determined the nuclear 18S rRNA sequences for 41 species of octocorals and used these to address the validity of the historical ordinal divisions and the current subordinal divisionsExpand
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A generic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia)
Cairns, Stephen D., and Frederick M. Bayer. A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number 629, iv + 79 pages,Expand
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Revision of the Genera Bellonella, Eleutherobia, Nidalia and Nidaliopsis (Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae and Nidalliidae), with descriptions of two new Genera
Nineteen species of Alcyoniidae formerly assigned to various genera are here placed in the genera Bellonella and Eleutherobia; three new species are described in Bellonella. Sixteen speciesExpand
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A review of the genus Primnoa (Octocorallia: Gorgonacea: Primnoidae), with the description of two new species
The four species and one additional variety of the genus Primnoa are revised, including descriptions and illustrations of all taxa. Two new species are described, Primnoa wingi from the AleutianExpand
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