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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrifa glomerata Verrill, 1869 
AphiaID: 146941

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 editorNephtheidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrifa (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrifa Danielssen, 1886
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBriareum grandiflorum Möbius, 1874 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrifa flavescens (Molander, 1915) (synonym)
Sources  basis of record L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds), 2000-2007, as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Links 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 (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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; also found in Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, and off Newfoundland and Nova Scotia [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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146941
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-02-28 08:40:49Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z  checked  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Drifa glomerata Verrill, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146941 on 2014-09-17
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