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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntillogorgia acerosa (Pallas, 1766) 
AphiaID: 367982

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntillogorgia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntillogorgia acerosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntillogorgia Bayer, 1951
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia acerosa Pallas, 1766
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonia acerosa Pallas, 1766 (basionym, original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopterogorgia acerosa (Pallas, 1766) (previous combination)
Sources  original description Pallas, P. S. (1766). Elenchus zoophytorum sistens generum adumbrationes generaliores et specierum cognitarum succintas 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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmooth sea feather [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpurple sea plume [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBermuda [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthomolgus bilobipes Humes & Stock, 1973 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamippina aequalis Stock, 1973 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection (429 records) 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:367982
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-10-02 05:36:12Z  created  Decock, Wim
2012-10-15 08:06:54Z  checked  van Ofwegen, Leen
2017-01-19 14:03:53Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B.; van Ofwegen, L. (2017). Antillogorgia acerosa (Pallas, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=367982 on 2017-07-25
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