The 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.

Coelenterata, Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Nidaliidae, Pieterfaurea, soft corals, endemic genus, South Africa, three new species, southwestern Indian Ocean
Zoologische Mededelingen

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Williams, G.C. (2000). A review of the endemic southern African soft coral genus Pieterfaurea Verseveldt & Bayer, 1988 (Octocorallia: Nidaliidae), with descriptions of three new species. Zoologische Mededelingen, 74, 1-17, 119–142.