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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium testudinarium Lamarck, 1815 
AphiaID: 189900

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 editorAlcyoniina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyoniidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium testudinarium (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (genus transfer)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXestospongia testudinaria (Lamarck, 1815)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium Linnaeus, 1758
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcyonium testudinarium Lamarck, 1815
Sources  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] [full text]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentral and Southern Great Barrier Reef [from specimen] [view specimen]

 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype BMNH 1881.10.21.266, locality Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef (Cape Denison, Queensland) [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (10 publications) 
Attributes Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group benthos » Stage adult (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFunctional group plankton > zooplankton » Stage larva > planula (Anthozoa) (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSupporting structure & enclosure Endoskeleton » Structure Non-solid: particles » Composition Non-agglutinated (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocorallia) [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSupporting structure & enclosure Endoskeleton » Structure Non-solid: particles » Composition Calcareous (inherited from Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctocorallia) [details]
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Unknown but assumed to be Australia. Lamarck thought it was European. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Original type material lost, see above. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:189900
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Date   action   by
2005-12-18 15:00:44Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-02-23 11:44:34Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-07-20 12:55:31Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2016-10-23 13:49:21Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2016). Alcyonium testudinarium 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.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L. (2016). World Porifera database. Accessed at http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/porifera.php?p=taxdetails&id=189900 on 2016-12-05
   


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