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Leen van Ofwegen

Dr. L.P. (Leen) van Ofwegen, Senior Researcher

Contact

Email: leen.vanofwegen@naturalis.nl
Phone: +31 (0)71-56 87 653
Room number: C.02.11, Darwinweg 2

Research

Research interest

Taxonomy Octocorallia (Coelenterata).

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Keywords

soft corals, octocorallia

Current research topics

  • Revision of the soft coral genera LitophytonNephthea and Stereonephthya.
  • The position of the centre of maximum octocoral biodiversity in the Indo-Pacific.

Collaborations

Not applicable.

Teaching

Courses

Not applicable.

Supervision MSc Students

2009 Supervisor - Santodomingo, N. - Diversity and distribution of deep-sea corals along the Colombian Caribbean

Supervision BSc Students

2013 Supervisor - Weerd, E. de - Phylogenetic implications of calcium carbonate mineralogy and pigment types in coral
Available student projects

Publications

2016

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. Overview of the genus Briareum (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Briareidae) in the Indo-Pacific, with the description of a new species. ZooKeys 557: 1-44.
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Bayer F.M., Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. The type specimens of Bebryce (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Plexauridae) re-examined, with emphasis on the sclerites. Zootaxa 4083: 301-358.
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Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. The genus Litophyton Forskål, 1775 (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea, Nephtheidae) in the Red Sea and the western Indian Ocean. ZooKeys 567: 1-128.
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Cheng W., Ren J., Huang Q., Long H., Jin H., Zhang L., Liu H., Ofwegen L. van, Lin W. 2016. Pregnane steroids from a gorgonian coral Subergorgia suberosa with anti-flu virus effects. Steroids 108: 99-104.
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Ofwegen L.P. van, McFadden C.S., Benayahu Y. 2016. Sinularia polydactyla (Ehrenberg, 1834) (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) re-examined, with the description of a new species. ZooKeys 581: 71-126.
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Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. A revision of Trimuricea Gordon, 1926 (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Plexauridae) with the description of six new species. Zootaxa 4105: 1-44.
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Matsumoto A.K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. The genus Bebryce (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Plexauridae) at Japan, with descriptions of three new species. ZooKeys 587: 1-20.
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Matsumoto A.K.K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. Species of Elasmogorgia and Euplexaura (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) from Japan with a discussion about the genus Filigella. ZooKeys 589: 1-21.
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Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van, McFadden C.S. 2016. A new species of Melithaea (Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Melithaeidae) from the Oman Sea, off Oman. ZooKeys 623: 15-29.
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Sampaio Í., Stokvis F.R., Ofwegen L.P. van 2016. New name for the soft coral Alcyonium rubrum Stokvis & van Ofwegen, 2006 (Alcyonacea, Alcyoniidae): Alcyonium burmedju nom. n.. ZooKeys 619: 163-165.
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2015

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Zhang N-X., Tang X-L., Ofwegen L. van, Xue L., Song W-J., Li P-L., Li G-Q. 2015. Cyclopentenone derivatives and polyhydroxylated steroids from the soft coral Sinularia acuta. Chemistry & Biodiversity 12: 273-283.
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Matsumoto A.K., Ofwegen van L.P. 2015. Melithaeidae of Japan (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) re-examined with descriptions of 11 new species. ZooKeys 522: 1-127.
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Huang Q., Cheng W., long H., Liu H., Ofwegen van L.P., Lin W. 2015. Subergane‐Type Sesquiterpenes from Gorgonian Coral Subergorgia suberosa with Antibacterial Activities. Helvetica Chimica Acta 98: 1202-1209.
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Journals non-SCI, peer-reviewed

Mizrahi G.A., Shemesh E., Ofwegen van L.P., Tchernov D. 2015. First record of Aequorea macrodactyla (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa) from the Israeli coast of the eastern Mediterranean Sea, an alien species indicating invasive pathways. NeoBiota 26: 55-70.
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Chapters in books

Fransen C.H.J.M., Hove H.A. ten, Lau Y.W., Meij S.E.T. van der, Ofwegen L.P. van, Rauch C., Reijnen B.T., Tienderen K.M. van, Hoeksema B.W. 2015. New biodiversity research at Curaçao. Report 2013-2014 Naturalis Research and Education 94-95: Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden.

2014

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Reijnen B.T., McFadden C.S., Hermanlimianto Y.T., Ofwegen L.P. van 2014. A molecular and morphological exploration of the generic boundaries in the family Melithaeidae (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and its taxonomic consequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 70: 383-401.
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McFadden C.S., Brown A.S., Brayton C., Hunt C.B., Ofwegen L.P. van 2014. Application of DNA barcoding in biodiversity studies of shallow-water octocorals: molecular proxies agree with morphological estimates of species richness in Palau. Coral Reefs 33: 275-286.
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Chen D., Cheng W., Liu D., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2014. Capillosananes S–Z, new sesquiterpenoids from the soft coral Sinularia capillosa. Tetrahedron Letters 55: 3077-3082.
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Liu Z., Cheng W., Liu D., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2014. Capnosane-type cembranoids from the soft coral Sarcophyton trocheliophorum with antibacterial effects. Tetrahedron 70: 8703-8713.
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Ofwegen L. van, Aurelle D., Sartoretto S. 2014. A new genus of soft coral (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) from the Republic of Congo (Pointe-Noire Region). ZooKeys 462: 1-10.
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Journals non-SCI, peer-reviewed

Ofwegen L.P. van, Hermanlimianto M.I.Y.T. 2014. Siboga plexaurids (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) re-examined. Zoologische Mededelingen 88: 19-58.

2013

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Lai D., Geng Z., Deng Z., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2013. Cembranoids from the soft coral Sinularia rigida with antifouling activities. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 61: 4585-4592.
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Ofwegen L.P. van, Benayahu Y., McFadden C.S. 2013. Sinularia leptoclados (Ehrenberg, 1834) (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) re-examined. ZooKeys 272: 29-59.
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McFadden C.S., Ofwegen L.P. van 2013. Molecular phylogenetic evidence supports a new family of octocorals and a new genus of Alcyoniidae (Octocorallia, Alcyonacea). ZooKeys 346: 59-83.
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Xi Z., Bie W., Chen W., Liu D., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2013. Sarcophyolides B-E, new cembranoids from the soft coral Sarcophyton elegans. Marine Drugs 11: 3186-96.
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Santodomingo N., Reyes J., Florez P., Chacon-Gomez I.C., Ofwegen L.P. van, Hoeksema B.W. 2013. Diversity and distribution of azooxanthellate corals in the Colombian Caribbean. Marine Biodiversity 43: 7-22.
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McFadden C.S., Ofwegen L.P. van 2013. A second, cryptic species of the soft coral genus Incrustatus (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Clavulariidae) from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, revealed by DNA barcoding. Helgoland Marine Research 67: 137-147.
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2012

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Lai D., Liu D., Deng Z., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2012. Antifouling eunicellin-type diterpenoids from the gorgonian Astrogorgia sp.. Journal of Natural Products 75: 1595-1602.
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McFadden C.S., Ofwegen L.P. van 2012. Stoloniferous octocorals (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) from South Africa, with descriptions of a new family of Alcyonacea, a new genus of Clavulariidae, and a new species of Cornularia (Cornulariidae). Invertebrate Systematics 26: 331-356.
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Shen S., Zhu H., Chen D., Liu D., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2012. Pavidolides A-E, new cembranoids from the soft coral Sinularia pavida. Tetrahedron Letters 53: 5759-5762.
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Shi H., Yu S., Liu D., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2012. Sinularones A-I, New Cyclopentenone and Butenolide Derivatives from a Marine Soft Coral Sinularia sp and Their Antifouling Activity. Marine Drugs 10: 1331-1344.
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Appeltans W., Ahyong S.T., Anderson G., Angel M.V., Artois T., Bailly N., Bamber R., Barber A., Bartsch I., Berta A., Blazewicz-Paszkowycz M., Bock P., Boxshall G., Boyko C.B., Brandao S.N., Bray R.A., Bruce N.L., Cairns S.D., Chan T.-Y., Cheng L., Collins A.G., Cribb T., Curini-Galletti M., Dahdouh-Guebas F., Davie P.J.F., Dawson M.N., De Clerck O., Decock W., De Grave Sammy, Voogd N.J. de, Domning D.P., Emig C.C., Erseus C., Eschmeyer W., Fauchald K., Fautin D.G., Feist S.W., Fransen C.H.J.M., Furuya H., Garcia-Alvarez O., Gerken S., Gibson D., Gittenberger A., Gofas S., Gomez-Daglio L., Gordon D.P., Guiry M.D., Hernandez F., Hoeksema B.W., Hopcroft R.R., Jaume D., Kirk P., Koedam N., Koenemann S., Kolb J.B., Kristensen R.M., Kroh A., Lambert G., Lazarus D.B., Lemaitre R., Longshaw M., Lowry J., Macpherson E., Madin L.P., Mah C., Mapstone G., McLaughlin P.A., Mees J., Meland K., Messing C.G., Mills C.E., Molodtsova T.N., Mooi R., Neuhaus B., Ng P.K.L., Nielsen C., Norenburg J., Opresko D.M., Osawa M., Paulay G., Perrin W., Pilger J.F., Poore G.C.B., Pugh P., Read G.B., Reimer J.D., Rius M., Rocha R.M., Saiz-Salinas J.I., Scarabino V., Schierwater B., Schmidt-Rhaesa A., Schnabel K.E., Schotte M., Schuchert P., Schwabe E., Segers H., Self-Sullivan C., Shenkar N., Siegel V., Sterrer W., Stohr S., Swalla B., Tasker M.L., Thuesen E.V., Timm T., Todaro M.A., Turon X., Tyler S., Uetz P., Land J. van der, Vanhoorne B., Ofwegen L.P. van, Soest R.W.M. van, Vanaverbeke J., Walker-Smith G., Walter T.C., Warren A., Williams G.C., Wilson S.P., Costello M.J. 2012. The Magnitude of Global Marine Species Diversity. Current Biology 22: 2189-2202.
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Ofwegen L.P. van, Benayahu Y. 2012. Two new species and a new record of the genus Sinularia (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Penghu Archipelago, Taiwan. Zoological Studies 51: 383-398.

Benayahu Y., Ofwegen L.P. van 2012. Octocorals (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) from Reunion, with a description of two new species of the genus Sinularia May, 1898 and notes on the occurrence of other species. Zoosystema 34: 673-699.
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Breedy O., Ofwegen L.P. van, Vargas S. 2012. A new family of soft corals (Anthozoa, Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) from the aphotic tropical eastern Pacific waters revealed by integrative taxonomy. Systematics and Biodiversity 10: 351-359.
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Mcfadden C.S., Ofwegen L.P. van 2012. A revision of the soft coral genus, Eunephthya Verrill, 1869 (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Nephtheidae), with a description of four new species from South Africa. Zootaxa 3485: 1-25.

Chen D., Yu S., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2012. Anthogorgienes A-O, new guaiazulene-derived terpenoids from a Chinese gorgonian Anthogorgia species, and their antifouling and antibiotic activities. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60: 112-123.
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Williams G.C., Hoeksema B.W., Ofwegen L.P. van 2012. A Fifth Morphological Polyp in Pennatulacean Octocorals, with a Review of Polyp Polymorphism in the Genera Pennatula and Pteroeides (Anthozoa: Pennatulidae). Zoological Studies 51: 1006-1017.
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Chapters in books

Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2012. The Octocoral Fauna of the Gulf. 225-252:

2011

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Hoeksema B.W., Land J. van der, Meij S.E.T. van der, Ofwegen L.P. van, Reijnen B.T., Soest R.W.M. van, Voogd N.J. de 2011. Unforeseen importance of historical collections as baselines to determine biotic change of coral reefs: the Saba Bank case. Marine Ecology - An Evolutionary Perspective 32: 135-141.
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Tentori E., Ofwegen L.P. van 2011. Patterns of distribution of calcite crystals in soft corals sclerites. Journal of Morphology 272: 614-628.
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Lai D., Li Y., Xu M., Deng Z., Ofwegen L. van, Qian P., Proksch P., Lin W. 2011. Sinulariols A-S, 19-oxygenated cembranoids from the Chinese soft coral Sinularia rigida. Tetrahedron 67: 6018-6029.
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Benayahu Y., Ofwegen L.P. van 2011. New species of the genus Sinularia (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Singapore, with notes on the occurrence of other species of the genus. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 59: 117-125.

Yan P., Deng Z., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2011. Lobophytones U-Z(1), Biscembranoids from the Chinese Soft Coral Lobophytum pauciflorum. Chemistry & Biodiversity 8: 1724-1734.

Reijnen B.T., Meij S.E.T. van der, Ofwegen L.P. van 2011. Fish, fans and hydroids: host species of pygmy seahorses. ZooKeys 103: 1-26.
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Benayahu Y., Ofwegen L.P. van 2011. New species of octocorals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) from the Penghu Archipelago, Taiwan. Zoological Studies 50: 350-362.

Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van, Wilson S.C., Claereboudt M.R. 2011. The first in situ and shallow-water observation of the genus Pseudothelogorgia (Octocorallia: Keroeididae). Zoological Studies 50: 265-265.

Lai D., Yu S., Ofwegen L. van, Totzke F., Proksch P., Lin W. 2011. 9,10-Secosteroids, protein kinase inhibitors from the Chinese gorgonian Astrogorgia sp.. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 19: 6873-6880.
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2010

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Ma A., Deng Z., Ofwegen L.P. van, Bayer M., Proksch P., Lin W. 2010. Dendronpholides A-R, Cembranoid Diterpenes from the Chinese Soft Coral Dendronephthya sp. (vol 71, pg 1133, 2008). Journal of Natural Products 73: 1026-1026.
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Yan P., Deng Z., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2010. Lobophytones O-T, New Biscembranoids and Cembranoid from Soft Coral Lobophytum pauciflorum. Marine Drugs 8: 2837-2848.
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Ofwegen L.P. van, McFadden C.S. 2010. A new family of octocorals (Anthozoa: Octocorallia) from Cameroon waters. Journal of Natural History 44: 23-29.
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Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2010. An overview of Bebryce (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Plexauridae) species with tiny rosettes, with the description of a new species from the Gulf of Oman. Zoosystema 32: 479-493.

Yan P., Lv Y., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2010. Lobophytones A-G, New Isobiscembranoids from the Soft Coral Lobophytum pauciflorum. Organic Letters 12: 2484-2487.
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Yan P., Deng Z., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2010. Lobophytones H-N, Biscembranoids from the Chinese Soft Coral Lobophytum pauciflorum. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin 58: 1591-1595.

Williams D.E., Amlani A., Dewi A.S., Patrick B.O., Ofwegen L.P. van, Mui A.L.-F., Andersen R.J. 2010. Australin E isolated from the soft coral Cladiella sp. collected in pohnpei activates the inositol 5-phosphatase SHIP1. Australian Journal of Chemistry 63: 895-900.
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2009

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

McFadden C.S., Ofwegen L.P. van, Beckman E.J., Benayahu Y., Alderslade P. 2009. Molecular systematics of the speciose Indo-Pacific soft coral genus, Sinularia (Anthozoa: Octocorallia). Invertebrate Biology 128: 303-323.
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Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2009. Some shallow water octocorals (Coelenterata: Anthozoa) of the Persian Gulf. Zootaxa 2058: 1-52.

Samimi-Namin K., Ofwegen L.P. van 2009. The second observation of a live Trimuricea species (Octocorallia: Plexauridae). Coral Reefs 28: 517-517.
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Chapters in books

Häussermann V., Ofwegen L.P. van 2009. Class Anthozoa - Anthozoans. 174-176:

Ofwegen L.P. van, Breedy O., Cairns S. 2009. Octocorals. 177-214:

2008

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Wen T., Ding Y., Deng Z., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2008. Sinulaflexiolides A-K, cembrane-type diterpenoids from the Chinese soft coral Sinularia flexibilis. Journal of Natural Products 71: 1133-1140.
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Ma A., Deng Z., Ofwegen L.P. van, Bayer M., Proksch P., Lin W. 2008. Dendronpholides A-R, cembranoid diterpenes from the Chinese soft coral Dendronephthya sp.. Journal of Natural Products 71: 1152-1160.
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Chapters in books

Hoeksema B.W., Ofwegen L.P. van 2008. Oceanic distribution ranges and conservation status of extant soft and hard reef coral genera. Public Aquarium Husbandry Series 2 427-438: Burger's Zoo, Arnhem.

2007

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Ofwegen L.P. van, Haeussermann V., Foersterra G. 2007. The genus Alcyonium (Octocorallia : Alcyonacea : Alcyoniidae) in Chile. Zootaxa 1607: 1-19.

Ofwegen L.P. van, Groenenberg D.S.J. 2007. A centuries old problem in nephtheid taxonomy approached using DNA data (Coelenterata : Alcyonacea). Contributions to Zoology 76: 153-178.

Ma K., Li W., Fu H., Koike K., Lin W., Ofwegen L.P. van, Fu H. 2007. New 4 alpha-methyl steroids from a Chinese soft coral Nephthea sp.. Steroids 72: 901-907.
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Chapters in books

Ofwegen L.P. van 2007. Annotated check list of New Caledonian soft corals. 139-144:

2006

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Huang X.-P., Deng Z.-W., Ofwegen L.P. van, Li J., Fu H.-Z., Zhu X.-B., Lin W.-H. 2006. Two new pregnane glycosides from soft coral Cladiella krempfi. Journal of Asian Natural Products Research 8: 287-291.
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Yu S., Deng Z., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2006. 5,8-epidioxysterols and related derivatives from a Chinese soft coral Sinularia flexibilis. Steroids 71: 955-959.
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McFadden C.S., Alderslade P., Ofwegen L.P. van, Johnsen H., Rusmevichientong A. 2006. Phylogenetic relationships within the tropical soft coral genera Sarcophyton and Lobophytum (Anthozoa, Octocorallia). Invertebrate Biology 125: 288-305.
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Ofwegen L.P. van, Haeussermann V., Foersterra G. 2006. A new genus of soft coral (Octocorallia : Alcyonacea : Clavulariidae) from Chile. Zootaxa 1219: 47-57.

Huang X., Deng Z., Zhu X., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W. 2006. Krempenes A-D: A series of unprecedented pregnane-type steroids from the marine soft coral Cladiella krempfi. Helvetica Chimica Acta 89: 2020-2026.

2005

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Li G.Q., Deng Z.W., Guan H.S., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W.H. 2005. Steroids from the soft coral Dendronephthya sp.. Steroids 70: 13-18.
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Jin P.F., Deng Z.W., Pei Y.H., Fu H.Z., Li J., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W.H. 2005. Polyhydroxylated steroids from the soft coral Sinularia dissecta. Steroids 70: 487-493.
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Li G.Q., Zhang Y.L., Deng Z.W., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P., Lin W.H. 2005. Cytotoxic cembranoid Diterpenes from a soft coral Sinularia gibberosa. Journal of Natural Products 68: 649-652.
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2001

Journals non-SCI, peer-reviewed

Ofwegen L.P. van, Hoeksema B.W. 2001. Astrogorgia bayeri, a new gorgonian octocoral species from South Sulawesi (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Plexauridae). Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington 10: 66-70.

2000

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Edrada R.A., Wray V., Witte L., Ofwegen L.P. van, Proksch P. 2000. Bioactive terpenes from the soft coral Heteroxenia sp. from Mindoro, Philippines. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung - Section C: A Journal of Biosciences 55: 82-86.

Edrada R.A., Wray V., Witte L., Ofwegen L. van, Proksch P. 2000. Bioactive terpenes from the soft coral Heteroxenia sp. from Mindoro, Philippines. Zeitschrift für Naturforschung - Section C: A Journal of Biosciences 55: 82-86.

Cinel B., Roberge M., Behrisch H., Ofwegen L.P. van, Castro C.B., Andersen R.J. 2000. Antimitotic diterpenes from Erythropodium caribaeorum test pharmacophore models for microtubule stabilization. Organic Letters 2: 257-260.

Xu L., Patrick B.O., Roberge M., Allen T., Ofwegen L.P., Andersen R.J. 2000. New diterpenoids from the octocoral Pachyclavularia violacea collected in Papua New Guinea. Tetrahedron 56: 9031-9037.

1998

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Edrada R.A., Proksch P., Wray V., Witte L., Ofwegen L.P. van 1998. Four new bioactive lobane diterpenes of the soft coral Lobophytum pauciflorum from Mindoro, Philippines. Journal of Natural Products 61: 358-361.

Morris L.A., Christie E.M., Jaspars M., Ofwegen L.P. 1998. A bioactive secosterol with an unusual A- and B-ring oxygenation pattern isolated from an Indonesian soft coral Lobophytum sp.. Journal of Natural Products 61: 538-541.

1997

Journals SCI, peer-reviewed

Handayani D., Edrada R.A., Proksch P., Wray V., Witte L., Ofwegen L. van, Kunzmann A. 1997. New oxygenated sesquiterpenes from the Indonesian soft coral Nephthea chabrolii. Journal of Natural Products 60: 716-718.

1994

Chapters in books

Ofwegen L.P. van, Slierings M. 1994. Octocorallia. 93-95:

Sinularia images

Yet unidentified Sinularia's

List of Sinularia species

Species name + author

(names in bold are shown in Sinularia images)

    1. S. abhishiktae Ofwegen & Vennam, 1991
    2. S. abrubta Tixier-Durivault, 1970       
    3. S. acetabulata Verseveldt & Tursch, 1979             
    4. S. acuta Manuputty & Ofwegen, 2007                     
    5. S. agilis (Tixier-Durivault, 1970)      
    6. S. andamanensis (Thomson & Simpson, 1909)                      
    7. S. anomala Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983              
    8. S. arborea Verseveldt, 1970
    9. S. arctium Dautova & Savinkin, 2009
    10. S. asterolobata Verseveldt, 1977
    11. S. australiensis Ofwegen, Benayahu & McFadden, 2013                                          
    12. S. babeldaobensis Ofwegen, 2008b
    13. S. barcaformis Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                             
    14. S. bisulca Ofwegen, 2008b                                                
    15. S. brassica May, 1898                                                      
    16. S. bremerensis Ofwegen, 2008a                                   
    17. S. candidula Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                               
    18. S. capillosa Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                
    19. S. capitalis (Pratt, 1903)
    20. S. capricornis Dautova, Ofwegen & Savinkin, 2010                                                                        
    21. S. ceramensis Verseveldt, 1977
    22. S. choui Benayahu & Ofwegen, 2011                                                                                    
    23. S. compacta Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                        
    24. S. compressa Tixier-Durivault, 1945                                                                         
    25. S. conferta (Dana, 1846)                                                                                             
    26. S. conferta var. gracilis Macfadyen, 1936                                                            
    27. S. confusa Ofwegen, 2008a                                                                           
    28. S. corpulenta Li, 1982                                                                                        
    29. S. corpulentissima Manuputty & Ofwegen, 2007                                            
    30. S. crassa Tixier-Durivault, 1945                                                                                  
    31. S. crebra Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                             
    32. S. cristata Tixier-Durivault, 1969                                                                            
    33. S. cruciata Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                            
    34. S. crustaformis Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                               
    35. S. curvata Manuputty & Ofwegen, 2007                                                             
    36. S. dactyloclados Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983
    37. S. daii Benayahu & Ofwegen, 2011                                       
    38. S. deformis Tixier-Durivault, 1969                                                                          
    39. S. densa (Whitelegge, 1897)                                                                                       
    40. S. depressa Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                               
    41. S. diffusa Ofwegen, 2008a                                                                             
    42. S. digitata Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                         
    43. S. discrepans Tixier-Duriuvault, 1970                                                                     
    44. S. dissecta Tixier-Durivault, 1945
    45. S. eilatensis Ofwegen, Benayahu & McFadden, 2013                                                                                 
    46. S. elongata Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                          
    47. S. erecta Tixier-Durivault, 1945                                                                                 
    48. S. exilis Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                     
    49. S. facile Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                     
    50. S. fibrillosa Li, 1982                                                                                           
    51. S. finitima Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                           
    52. S. firma Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                               
    53. S. fishelsoni Verseveldt, 1970                                                                         
    54. S. flabelliclavata Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                      
    55. S. flaccida Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                          
    56. S. flexibilis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)                                                                             
    57. S. flexuosa Tixier-Durivault, 1945                                                                                
    58. S. foliata Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                             
    59. S. foveolata Verseveldt, 1974                                                                                
    60. S. frondosa Verseveldt, 1978                                                                              
    61. S. fungoides Thomson & Henderson, 1906                                                    
    62. S. gardineri (Pratt, 1903)                                                                                            
    63. S. gaveshaniae Alderslade & Shirwaiker, 1991                                               
    64. S. gaweli Verseveldt, 1978                                                                                            
    65. S. gibberosa Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                         
    66. S. grandilobata Verseveldt, 1980                                                                    
    67. S. granosa Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                
    68. S. gravis Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                           
    69. S. grayi Tixier-Durivault, 1945                                                                                     
    70. S. gyrosa (Klunzinger, 1877)                                                                                        
    71. S. halversoni Verseveldt, 1974                                                                               
    72. S. heterospiculata Verseveldt, 1970                                                                        
    73. S. higai Benayahu, 2002                                                                               
    74. S. hirta (Pratt, 1903)                                                                                                   
    75. S. humesi Verseveldt, 1968                                                                                        
    76. S. humilis Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                           
    77. S. incompleta Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                                  
    78. S. inelegans Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                              
    79. S. inexplicita Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                        
    80. S. inflata Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                       
    81. S. jasminae Alderslade & Shirwaiker, 1991                                                      
    82. S. kavarattiensis Alderslade & Shirwaiker, 1991                                                 
    83. S. kotanianensis Manuputty & Ofwegen, 2007                                                   
    84. S. lamellata Verseveldt & Tursch, 1979                                                
    85. S. laminilobata Malyutin, 1990                                                                     
    86. S. leptoclados (Ehrenberg, 1834)                                                                                
    87. S. licroclados Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                       
    88. S. linnei Ofwegen, 2008a                                                                              
    89. S. lochmodes Kolonko, 1926                                                                             
    90. S. longula Manuputty & Ofwegen, 2007                                                             
    91. S. loyai Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                                        
    92. S. luxuriosa Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                        
    93. S. macrodactyla Kolonko, 1926                                                                               
    94. S. macropodia (Hickson & Hiles, 1900)                                                   
    95. S. mammifera Malyutin, 1990                                                                         
    96. S. manaarensis Verseveldt, 1980                                                               
    97. S. marenzelleri (Wright & Studer, 1889)                                                                      
    98. S. mauritiana Vennam & Parulekar, 1994                                                                   
    99. S. maxima Verseveldt, 1971                                                                                    
    100. S. mayi Lüttschwager, 1914                                                                                  
    101. S. megalosclera Alderslade, 1987                                                                
    102. S. microclavata  Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                  
    103. S. microspiculata Tixier-durivault, 1970                                                                 
    104. S. minima Verseveldt, 1971                                                                                    
    105. S. mira Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                      
    106. S. molesta Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                           
    107. S. mollis Kolonko, 1926                                                                               
    108. S. molokaiensis Verseveldt, 1983                                                                                  
    109. S. monstrosa Li, 1982
    110. S. multiflora Dautova, Ofwegen & Savinkin, 2010                                                                                         
    111. S. muqeblae Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                                    
    112. S. muralis May, 1899                                                                                                   
    113. S. nanolobata Verseveldt, 1977                                                                        
    114. S. notanda Tixier-Durivault, 1966                                                                          
    115. S. numerosa Txier-Durivault, 1970                                                                         
    116. S. ornata Txier-durivault, 1970                                                                               
    117. S. ovispiculata Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                          
    118. S. papillosa Li, 1982                                                                                          
    119. S. parulekari Alderslade & Shirwaiker, 1991                                                       
    120. S. parva Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                    
    121. S. papula Ofwegen, 2008a                                                                            
    122. S. paulae Benayahu, 1997                                                                                              
    123. S. pavida Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                              
    124. S. peculiaris Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                     
    125. S. pedunculata Tixier-Durivault, 1945
    126. S. penghuensis Ofwegen & Benayahu, 2012                                                                       
    127. S. platylobata van Ofwegen & Benayahu, 1992                                                          
    128. S. platysma Alderslade & Baxter, 1987                                                       
    129. S. polydactyla (Ehrenberg, 1834)                                                                               
    130. S. portieri Verseveldt, 1980                                                                                          
    131. S. prattae Verseveldt, 1974                                                                           
    132. S. procera Verseveldt, 1977                                                                                           
    133. S. prodigiosa Verseveldt, 1977
    134. S. pumila Dautova, Ofwegen & Savinkin, 2010                                                                               
    135. S. querciformis (Pratt, 1903)                                                                                      
    136. S. ramosa Tixier-Durivault. 1945                                                                                
    137. S. recurvata Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983                                                    
    138. S. rigida (Dana, 1846)                                                                                                       
    139. S. robusta Macfadyen, 1936                                                                                  
    140. S. sandensis Verseveldt, 1977
    141. S. sarmentosa Dautova, Ofwegen & Savinkin, 2010                                                                                   
    142. S. scabra Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                  
    143. S. schleyeri Benayahu, 1993                                                                                         
    144. S. schuhmacheri Verseveldt & Benayahu, 1983
    145. S. shlagmani Benayahu & Ofwegen, 2012                                      
    146. S. siaesensis Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                        
    147. S. slieringsi van Ofwegen & Vennam, 1994                                                        
    148. S. sobolifera Verseveldt & Tursch, 1979
    149. S. soongi Benayahu & Ofwegen, 2011                                                
    150. S. sublimis Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                        
    151. S. tanakai Benayahu, 2002                                                                           
    152. S. tenella Li, 1982                                                                                              
    153. S. terspilli Verseveldt, 1971
    154. S. tessieri Benayahu & Ofwegen, 2012
    155. S. torta Dautova, Ofwegen & Savinkin, 2010                                                                                     
    156. S. triangula Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                         
    157. S. tumulosa Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                        
    158. S. ultima Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                             
    159. S. uniformis Ofwegen, 2008b
    160. S. uva Dautova, Ofwegen & Savinkin, 2010                                                                                       
    161. S. vanderlandi Ofwegen, 2001                                                                                    
    162. S. variabilis Tixier-Durivault, 1945                                                                         
    163. S. venusta Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                                            
    164. S. verruca Ofwegen, 2008b                                                                                          
    165. S. verrucosa Tixier-Durivault, 1970                                                             
    166. S. verseveldti van Ofwegen, 1996                                                                 
    167. S. vervoorti Verseveldt, 1977                                                                                         
    168. S. vrijmoethi Verseveldt, 1971
    169. S. wanannensis Ofwegen & benayahu, 2012                                                                                   
    170. S. whiteleggei Lüttschwager, 1914                                                                               
    171. S. woodyensis Ofwegen, 2008a 
    172. S. yamazatoi Benayahu, 1995        
Sinularia foliata  Ofwegen, 2008  Palau  Photo: L.P. van Ofwegen