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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium cuspidiferum Lamarck, 1815 
AphiaID: 189892

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCervicornia cuspidifera (Lamarck, 1815)
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCervicornia Rützler & Hooper, 2000
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sensu Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815
Sources  original description Lamarck, J.B.P. De Monet, Comte De 1815 [1814]. Suite des polypiers empâtés. Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, Paris 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
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Caribbean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype MNHN DT 652 [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Lamarck (1815) did not know the origin of the type material, other than that it was part of the 'Stathouder' collection (i.e. the collection 'sequestered' from the Netherlands during Napoleontic times). The species has been reliably redescribed from Caribbean localities, so by inference the type must have been collected also from there.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:189892
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-08-07 17:38:25Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-07-20 12:55:31Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alcyonium cuspidiferum Lamarck, 1815. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=189892 on 2014-10-01
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