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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 taxon inquirendum
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoanites Mantell, 1822 sensu De Laubenfels, 1936
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium ficus sensu Linnaeus, 1767
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
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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). Thus it is a tunicate of uncertain identity. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246073
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Date   action   by
2007-09-01 17:52:24Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2016-10-23 13:49:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2017-09-26 14:23:29Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2017). Alcyonium ficus sensu Linnaeus, 1767. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246073 on 2017-10-17
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