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1 June 2009 A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species
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Kitahara M. V. & Cairns S. D. 2009. — A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species. Zoosystema 31 (2): 233-248.

Based on part of the material collected during the HALIPRO 1, BATHUS 3, BATHUS 4, and NORFOLK 2 expeditions by the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris off New Caledonia, 10 species of scleractinian corals belonging to the genus Deltocyathus were identified: D. magnificas, D. rotulas, D. suluensis, D. vaughani, D. ornatus, D. heteroclitus, D. corrugatus, D. crassiseptum, D. cameratus and D. inusitatus n. sp. These 10 species are fully described and illustrated, their distributional and bathymetric ranges are given. A brief history and an identification key for all species belonging to this genus are provided.

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Marcelo V. Kitahara and Stephen D. Cairns "A revision of the genus Deltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (Scleractinia, Caryophylliidae) from New Caledonia, with the description of a new species," Zoosystema 31(2), 233-248, (1 June 2009). https://doi.org/10.5252/z2009n2a2
Received: 25 March 2008; Accepted: 1 June 2008; Published: 1 June 2009
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