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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetridium senile (Linnaeus, 1761) 
AphiaID: 100982

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActiniaria (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActiniaria incertae sedis (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetridiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetridium (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetridium de Blainville, 1824
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinia plumosa
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinoloba dianthus de Blainville, 1830
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1761). Fauna Suecica sistens Animalia Sueciae Regni: Mammalia, Aves, Amphibia, Pisces, Insecta, Vermes. Distributa per Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Differentiis Specierum, Synonymis Auctorum, Nominibus Incolarum, Locis Natalium, Descriptionibus insectorum. Editio altera, auctior. Stockholmiae: L. Salvii, 48 + 578 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/100333 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeeanjelierUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeschulpte zeeanemoon  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorplumose anemoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfrilled anemoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcloned plumose anemoneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclonal plumose anemone  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroeillet de merUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranémone plumeuseUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoractinie plumeuse  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeenelke  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subvariety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetridium senile pallidus (Rawlinson, 1934) (nomen dubium, status unknown)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Arctic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpuikom [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern North Pacific [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBirkenfels (shipwreck) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (31 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (62 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (29461 nucleotides; 82 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Generally, anthozoans are primarly carnivorous which prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circumarctic boreal to New Jersey [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal to shelf [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat sandy, muddy, or rocky habitats; also may attached themselves to hard parts or products of other organisms (shells) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction reproduce asexually through longitudinal fission and sexually (protandric hermaphrodites) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:100982
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2009-09-01 14:40:36Z  changed  Fautin, Daphne
  
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  Citation: Fautin, D. (2014). Metridium senile (Linnaeus, 1761). In: Fautin, Daphne G. 2011. Hexacorallians of the World. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=100982 on 2014-09-23
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