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

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 editorOctocorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonacea (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniidae Lamouroux, 1812
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonidium auct. (misspelling)
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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium acaule Marion, 1878
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium adriaticum Kükenthal, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium altum Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium antarcticum Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium aspiculatum Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium aurantiacum Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium bocagei (Saville-Kent, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium bosphorense Tixier-Durivault, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium brioniense Kükenthal, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium caparti Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium capitatum (Pfeffer, 1889)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium catalai Tixier-Durivault, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium ceylonense May, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium clavatum Studer, 1890
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium compactofestucum Verseveldt & van Ofwegen, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium confertum Boone, 1938
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium coralloides (Pallas, 1766)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium dendroides Thomson & Dean, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium distinctum Williams, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium echinatum Tixier-Durivault, 1970
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium elegans (Kükenthal, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium etheridgei Thomson & Mackinnon, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium faura J. S. Thomson, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium fauri Studer, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium flabellum Quoy & Gaimard, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium foliatum J. S. Thomson, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium fulvum (Forskål, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium fungiforme Tixier-Durivault, 1954
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium glaciophilum van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium glomeratum (Hassal, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium grandiflorum Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium grandis Casas, Ramil & van Ofwegen, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium graniferum Tixier-Durivault & d'Hondt, 1974
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium gruveli Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium haddoni Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium hibernicum (Renouf, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium jorgei van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium laeve Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium laxum Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium luteum Tixier-Durivault, 1954
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium manusdiaboli Linnaeus, 1767
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium maristenebrosi Stiasny, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium megasclerum Stokvis & van Ofwegen, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium miniatum Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium monodi Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium muricatum Yamada, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium pacificum Yamada, 1950
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium palmatum Pallas, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium patagonicum (May, 1899)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium patulum Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium paucilobulatum Casas, Ramil & van Ofwegen, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium pobeguini Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium profundum Stokvis & van Ofwegen, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium repens Stiasny, 1941
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium reptans Kükenthal, 1906
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium robustum Utinomi, 1976
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium roseum (Tixier-Durivault, 1954)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium rotiferum Thomson, 1910
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium rubrum Stokvis & van Ofwegen, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium senegalense Verseveldt & van Ofwegen, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sidereum Verrill, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sollasi Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium southgeorgiensis Casas, Ramil & van Ofwegen, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium spitzbergense Verseveldt & van Ofwegen, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium strictum Tixier-Durivault, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium submurale Ridley, 1883
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium varum McFadden & van Ofwegen, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium verseveldti Benayahu, 1982
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium wilsoni (J.S. Thomson, 1921)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium yepayek van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium incrustans (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium tomentosum (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium alta (Tixier-Durivault, 1955) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNidaliopsis alta (Tixier-Durivault, 1955)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium complanatum (Verseveldt, 1977) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSkamnarium complanatum (Verseveldt, 1977)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium echinatum Fleming, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydractinia echinata (Fleming, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium echinatum (Tixier-Durivault, 1970) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum echinatum (Tixier-Durivault, 1970)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium equisetiform (Luttschwager, 1922) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum equisetiform (Luttschwager, 1922)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium flaccidum Tixier-Durivault, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum flaccidum (Tixier-Durivault, 1966)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium globusum Tixier-Durivault, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCraniella cranium (Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium gracillimum Kükenthal, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleronephthya gracillimum (Kükenthal, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium khoisanianum Williams, 1988 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPieterfaurea khoisaniana (Williams, 1988)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium legitimum Tixier-Durivault, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum legitimum (Tixier-Durivault, 1970)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium molle Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum molle (Thomson & Dean, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium monticulum Verseveldt, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhytisma monticulum (Verseveldt, 1982)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium moriferum (Tixier-Durivault, 1954) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasphaerasclera morifera (Tixier-Durivault, 1954)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium mutabiliforme Williams, 1988 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDimorphophyton mutabiliforme (Williams, 1988)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium okinawanum (Utinomi, 1976) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum okinawanum (Utinomi, 1976)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium paessleri May, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium antarcticum Wright & Studer, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium planiceps Williams, 1986 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampophyton planiceps (Williams, 1986)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium roseum van Ofwegen, Häussermann & Försterra, 2007 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium varum McFadden & van Ofwegen, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium rotundum Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum rotundum (Thomson & Dean, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium rubiforme (Ehrenberg) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGersemia rubiformis (Ehrenberg, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium rubrotincta Thomson & Henderson, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopterogorgia rubrotincta (Thomson & Henderson, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium rudyi Verseveldt & van Ofwegen, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscophyton rudyi (Verseveldt & van Ofwegen, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium simplex Thomson & Dean, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum simplex (Thomson & Dean, 1931)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium utinomii Verseveldt, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKlyxum utinomii (Verseveldt, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium valdiviae Kükenthal, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasphaerasclera valdiviae (Kukenthal, 1906)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium variabile (J.S. Thomson, 1921) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEleutherobia variabile (Thomson, 1921)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium violaceum Tixier-Durivault, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNidaliopsis violacea (Tixier-Durivault, 1955)
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
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 ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125284
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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
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Alcyonium Linnaeus, 1758. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125284 on 2014-10-02
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