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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 267453

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 editorHolaxonia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgoniidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgoniidae Lamouroux, 1812
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhipidogorgia Valenciennes, 1855 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizalcyon Bayer, 1995 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia capensis Hickson, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia clathrus Pallas, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia coarctata (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia cribrum Valenciennes, 1846
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia crinita Valenciennes, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia elegans Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia flabellum Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia flavescens Kükenthal, 1924
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia mariae Bayer, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia occatoria (Valenciennes, 1855)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia palma Pallas, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia reticulum Pallas, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia sarmentosa Esper, 1789
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia stricta Bertoloni, 1825
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia suberosa Pallas, 1766
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia subtilis Valenciennes, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia venosa Valenciennes, 1855
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia ventalina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia venusta Dana, 1846

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia petezichans Pallas, 1766 (nomen dubium)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia abies Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCupressopathes abies (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia adamsii (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia adamsii (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia agassizii (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia agassizii (Verrill, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia arenata (Valenciennes, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia arenata (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia ceratophyta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenocella ceratophyta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllisella ceratophyta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia darwinii (Hickson, 1928) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia darwinii (Hickson, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia douglasii Hickson, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia douglasii (Hickson, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia englemanni Horn, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia englemanni (Horn, 1860)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia exilis Verrill, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia exilis (Verrill, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia eximia (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia eximia (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia gracilis Kükenthal, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia gracilis (Kükenthal, 1924)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia lepadifera Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrimnoa resedaeformis (Gunnerus, 1763)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia media (Verrill, 1864) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia media (Verrill, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia reseda Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrimnoa resedaeformis (Gunnerus, 1763)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia rutila (Verrill, 1868) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia rutila (Verrill, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia sasappo Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllisella ceratophyta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia spiralis accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhipathes spiralis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia stenobrochis Valenciennes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia stenobrochis (Valenciennes, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia tabogae (Hickson, 1928) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPacifigorgia tabogae (Hickson, 1928)
Environment marine
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Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:267453
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Date   action   by
2008-01-14 11:18:07Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-15 12:49:54Z  changed  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2014). Gorgonia Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=267453 on 2014-08-21
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