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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium junceum Lamarck, 1815 
AphiaID: 711728

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 taxon inquirendum
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium sensu Pallas, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTethya Lamarck, 1815
Source  original description Lamarck, J.B.P. De Monet, Comte De 1815 [1814]. Suite des polypiers empâtés. Mémoires du Muséum d’Histoire naturelle, Paris 1: 69-80, 162-168, 331-340. [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Note 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Burton (1931) assigned this species to Clathria (as Clathria juncea), based on a presumed type specimen in the Natural History Museum, London, but Hooper (1996: 174) doubts the validity of the type specimen. Topsent (1933) did not find any material in the Paris Museum Lamarck collection. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:711728
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2012-12-03 14:30:54Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Alcyonium junceum Lamarck, 1815. 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.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=711728 on 2014-08-21
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