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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Polymastia boletiformis (Lamarck, 1815)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Alcyonium boletiforme n.sp. Lamarck, 1815
Polymastia robusta n. sp. Bowerbank, 1861b: 372; 1866: 62; 1874: 23, pl. 10 figs.5-8; Hanitsch, 1890: 220; Topsent, 1891a: 529; Topsent, 1900: 147, pl, 4 figs. 3-7; Topsent, 1894: 8; Stephens, 1915: 29; Prenant, 1927: 8; Burton, 1930a: 496; Arndt, 1935: 34, fig. 51; Borojevic, 1965; Cabioch, 1968: 215; Borojevic et al., 1968: 8; Descatoire, 1969a: 186; Boury-Esnault, 1974: 141; 1987: 44, fig. 8; Cabioch, 1973: 5.
Polymastia ornata n.sp. Bowerbank, 1866: 58; 1874: 20, pl.9 figs. 13-16
Polymastia bulbosa n.sp. Bowerbank, 1866: 61; 1874: 23, pl. 10 figs. 1-4
Polymastia radiosa n.sp. Bowerbank, 1866: 68; 1874; pl. XI figs. 14-18; Arndt, 1935: 34, fig. 50.
Polymastia boletiforme (Lamarck, 1815): Burton, 1957: 29; Burton, 1959a: 11; Hiscock et al., 1983(1984): 21, pl. 1e; Ackers, 1983: 162.
Polymastia boletiformis: Bruce et al., 1963: 44; Könnecker, 1973: 455; Van Soest et al., 1981: 39, fig. 2; Ackers et al., 1985: 80, fig. 8; Weinberg, 1994: 153.
Reniera nivea: Hansen, 1885: p,. I fig. 6b (fide Burton, 1930a: 536).

Polymastia boletiformis