A new species of antipatharian coral, Allopathes denhartogi, is described from the eastern Atlantic. The species is distinguished from the two other species in the genus by spines that are larger, less dense and not arranged in verticils. Furthermore, the colony appears to reach a smaller size and has relatively fewer ramifications compared to the other species.

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Keywords Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Antipatharia, Allopathes denhartogi spec. nov.
Journal Zoologische Verhandelingen
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Opresko, D.M. (2003). A new species of Allopathes (Cnidaria: Antipatharia) from the eastern Atlantic. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 345, 275–280.