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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicella spicula Cairns, 2007 
AphiaID: 286179

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 editorCalcaxonia (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEllisellidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicella (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicella spicula (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicella Gray, 1870
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNicella spicula Cairns, 2007
Sources  original description Cairns, S. D. (2007). Studies on western Atlantic Octocorallia (Gorgonacea: Ellisellidae). Part 7: The genera Riisea Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1860 and Nicella Gray, 1870. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 120(1): 1-38., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.2988/0006-324x(2007)120[1:sowaog]2.0.co;2 [details]

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Environment marine, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Central Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat shelf [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:286179
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z  checked  van Ofwegen, Leen
  
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  Citation: van Ofwegen, L. (2015). Nicella spicula. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=286179 on 2015-04-19
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