WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758

125333

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125333

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
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]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy [details]
van Ofwegen, L. (2004). Alcyonium digitatum. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125333 on 2017-11-18

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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]   

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.; Grasshoff, M.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 104-105 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, September 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 279-296. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 803 [details]   

subsequent type designation Mantell, G. 1822. The Fossils of the South Downs; or Illustrations of the Geology of Sussex. (Lupton Relfe: London): 1-328, pls I-XLII.
page(s): 161 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobularia digitata (Linnaeus, 1758)) Westendorp, G.D. (1843). Recherches sur les Polypiers flexibles de la Belgique, et particulièrement des environs d'Ostende. Annales de la Société Médico-Chirurgicale de Bruges IV: 5-48, 1 plate (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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 Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy [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 sexes are separate, but protogynous hermaphroditism also occurs (female gametes are matured before male elements in the same individual) [details]
 

Feeding Type
carnivore [details]
Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiophorus armatus Brady, 1880 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonicola fusiformis Scott T. & Scott A., 1895 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCritomolgus bulbipes (Stock & Kleeton, 1963) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium forbesi (T. Scott, 1901) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium forbesi (T. Scott, 1901) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium olssoni (Zulueta, 1908) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium rubicundum Olsson, 1869 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium rubicundum Olsson, 1869 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippe forbesi Scott T., 1901 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippe olssoni Zulueta, 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippe rubicunda (Olsson, 1869) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordoomansduimUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordodemansduim  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordead man's fingers soft coralUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordead man's fingers  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcorail digitéUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralcyon jauneUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralcyon commum  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortote Manneshand  [details]