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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium ficus sensu Pallas, 1766 
AphiaID: 291632

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuberites ficus (Johnston, 1842)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sensu Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815
Sources  original description Pallas, P. A. 1766. Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarium succinctas descriptiones cum selectis auctorum synonymis. Fransiscum Varrentrapp, Hagae. pp. 451., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29190#page/12/mode/1up [details] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdriatic Sea [details]
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Pallas' description and indication of occurrence of Spongia ficus is unclear, so Johnston's description is taken as the type description.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:291632
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2008-01-20 14:16:41Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alcyonium ficus sensu Pallas, 1766. 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.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=291632 on 2014-10-01
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