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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 125333

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium digitatum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLobularia digitata (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
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
page(s): 803 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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  [details]
French Unreviewed: 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]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanada [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [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 editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHelgoland [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOosterschelde [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  carnivore [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium forbesi (T. Scott, 1901) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnalcyonium rubicundum Olsson, 1869 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCritomolgus bulbipes (Stock & Kleeton, 1963) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcontiophorus armatus Brady, 1880 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippe olssoni Zulueta, 1908 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippe forbesi Scott T., 1901 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippe rubicunda (Olsson, 1869) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonicola fusiformis Scott T. & Scott A., 1895 (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: endoparasitic)
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 (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (429 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 (132 nucleotides; 9 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 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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...
Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758
Alcyonium digitatum Li...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125333
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125333 on 2014-11-24
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