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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium ficus sensu Linnaeus, 1767 
AphiaID: 246073

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 ficus (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (misapplied name)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus (Johnston, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium ficus sensu Linnaeus, 1767
Source  original description Linnaeus C. (1767). Caroli Linnaei...Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio duodecima. 1. Regnum Animale. 1 & 2 Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii. pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details] [full text]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This is probably conspecific with Alcyonium ficus Pallas, 1766 (as Linnaeus repeated his references). Conspecificity with Suberites ficus sensu Johnston, 1842 is uncertain, so it is assigned to Suberites ficus (sensu Johnston, 1842). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246073
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2007-09-01 17:52:24Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2016-10-23 13:49:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2016). Alcyonium ficus sensu Linnaeus, 1767. 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=246073 on 2016-12-04
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