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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 125284

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocorallia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonacea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniina > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniidae Lamouroux, 1812
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 803 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium acaule Marion, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium aurantium Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya aurantium (Pallas, 1766) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium boletiforme Lamarck, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymastia boletiformis (Lamarck, 1815) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium coralloides (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium cranium Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium cydonium Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia cydonium (Linnaeus, 1767) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium domuncula Olivi, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites domuncula (Olivi, 1792) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium epiphytum Lamarck, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtosuberites epiphytum (Lamarck, 1815) (genus transfer)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium ficus Pallas, 1766 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium glomeratum (Hassall, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium hibernicum (Renouf, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium palmatum Pallas, 1766
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium carrikeri Dudley, 1973 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biological Information System for Marine Life (BISMaL) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...
[image from typetaxon]
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...
[image from typetaxon]
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...
[image from typetaxon]
Pantopod feeding on Alcyonium 2
Pantopod feeding on Al...
Pantopod feeding on Alcyonium
Pantopod feeding on Al...
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...
[image from typetaxon]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125284
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Ofwegen, Leen
2005-02-07 12:58:14Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2005-03-10 11:39:19Z  changed  Claus, Simon
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z  checked  van Ofwegen, Leen
2016-10-20 06:37:02Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R.; van Ofwegen, L. (2016). Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125284 on 2017-10-21
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