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AuthorG.C. Williams
TitleA review of the endemic southern African soft coral genus Pieterfaurea Verseveldt & Bayer, 1988 (Octocorallia: Nidaliidae), with descriptions of three new species
JournalZoologische Mededelingen
Volume74, 1-17
KeywordsCoelenterata; Anthozoa; Octocorallia; Nidaliidae; Pieterfaurea; soft corals; endemic genus; South Africa; three new species; southwestern Indian Ocean
AbstractThe soft coral genus Pieterfaurea Verseveldt & Bayer, 1988, endemic to the south and east coasts of South Africa, is reviewed. Five species are recognized as valid, including three new species described here as new. A dichotomous key and a table of comparative characters are included to aid in the differentiation of the five taxa.
Document typearticle
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