Two additional species are here added to the Indo-West Pacific soft coral genus Eleutherobia. This makes a total of nineteen species considered as valid. Included here is the description of a recently discovered new species from Palau, and a new combination of a common South African species previously referred to as Alcyonium variabile (Thomson, 1921) in the recent literature. A table comparing the worldwide species of the genus is also included.

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Keywords Eleutherobia, Octocorallia, Alcyoniidae, Palau, South Africa, new species, new combination
Journal Zoologische Verhandelingen
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Williams, G.C. (2003). Capitate taxa of the soft coral genus Eleutherobia (Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) from Palau and South Africa; a new species and a new combination. Zoologische Verhandelingen, 345, 419–436.