WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrifa glomerata Verrill, 1869

146941  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146941)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy; also found in...  
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]
van Ofwegen, L. (2010). Drifa glomerata Verrill, 1869. In: Cordeiro, R. (2017). World List of Octocorallia. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146941 on 2017-12-14

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2005-02-28 08:40:49Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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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]   

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 Madsen, F.J. 1944. Octocorallia (Stolonifera - Telestacea - Xeniidae - Alcyonacea - Gorgonacea). The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S. Copenhagen. 65 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapnella glomerata (Verrill, 1869)) Madsen, F.J. 1944. Octocorallia (Stolonifera - Telestacea - Xeniidae - Alcyonacea - Gorgonacea). The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S. Copenhagen. 65 p. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCapnella glomerata (Verrill, 1869)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorBriareum grandiflorum Möbius, 1874) 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]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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; 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]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editororb carnation coralUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordense carnation coral [from synonym]  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcorail orbiculaireUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcorail dense [from synonym]  [details]