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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium pyrifera Delle Chiaje, 1828 
AphiaID: 189895

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 pyrifera (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizaxinella pyrifera (Delle Chiaje, 1828)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium pyrifera Delle Chiaje, 1828
Source  original description Delle Chiaje, S. (1828) Memorie sulla Storia e Notomia degli Animali senza Vertebre del Regno di Napoli. 3., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.10021 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Western Mediterranean [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Type material of Delle Chiaje's Alcyonium pyriferum has not been located with certainty. The Sarà collection in the Genua Museum has slides labeled Rhizaxinella pyrifera without indication of locality, next to specimens identified by Sarà from known localities.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:189895
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-02-15 15:34:07Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2016-10-23 13:49:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2016). Alcyonium pyrifera Delle Chiaje, 1828. 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.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L. (2016). World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=189895 on 2016-12-10
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