The genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nephtheidae) in the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean

@article{Ofwegen2016TheGL,
  title={The genus Litophyton Forsk{\aa}l, 1775 (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nephtheidae) in the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean},
  author={Leen van Ofwegen},
  journal={ZooKeys},
  year={2016},
  volume={567},
  pages={1-128}
}
  • Leen van Ofwegen
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • ZooKeys
  • The Litophyton species of the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean are revised, which includes species previously belonging to the genus Nephthea, which is synonymized with Litophyton. A neotype for both Litophyton arboreum, the type species of Litophyton, and Nephthea chabrolii, the type species of Nephthea, are designated. The new species Litophyton curvum sp. n. is described and depicted, and a key to all Litophyton species is provided. Of the 26 species previously described from the western… CONTINUE READING
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