WoRMS taxon details

Plumarella hapala Cairns, 2011

574235  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:574235)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Cairns, S.D., 2011. A revision of the Primnoidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 634., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.634 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Type locality contained in Aleutian Islands  
type locality contained in Aleutian Islands [details]
Etymology Named hapala (Latin for soft to the touch, delicate) because the thin body wall scales produce a relatively weak body wall,...  
Etymology Named hapala (Latin for soft to the touch, delicate) because the thin body wall scales produce a relatively weak body wall, which is often crushed or collapsed during collection. [details]
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2018). World List of Octocorallia. Plumarella hapala Cairns, 2011. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=574235 on 2018-05-25
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2011-06-17 14:12:48Z
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original description Cairns, S.D., 2011. A revision of the Primnoidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 634., available online at https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.634 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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Etymology Named hapala (Latin for soft to the touch, delicate) because the thin body wall scales produce a relatively weak body wall, which is often crushed or collapsed during collection. [details]