WoRMS taxon details

Gersemia rubiformis (Ehrenberg, 1834)

156103  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156103)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Lobularia rubiformis Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862
page(s): 282 [details]   
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of St. Lawrence  
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Cordeiro, R.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Gersemia rubiformis (Ehrenberg, 1834). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156103 on 2021-10-20
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2005-05-06 07:51:46Z
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2005-07-26 12:01:18Z
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2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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original description  (of Lobularia rubiformis Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. <em>Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin.</em> 1: 225-380., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29725862
page(s): 282 [details]   

original description  (of Alcyonium carneum Verrill, 1864) Verrill, A.E. (1864). Revision of the *Polypi* of the eastern coast of the United States. <em>Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 1: 1-45., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/43823403
page(s): 4; note: Verrill cites Halcyonium carneum of Agassiz, 1850, but that species appears to be an ascidian [details]   

original description  (of Nannodendron elegans Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 69-74 [details]   

original description  (of Paraspongodes rubra May, 1898) May, W. (1898). Alcyonaceen von Ost-Spitzbergen, nach der Ausbeute der Herren Prof. Dr. W. Kükenthal und Dr. A. Walter im Jahre 1889. <em>Zoologische Jahrbücher (Syst.).</em> 11: 385-404, plate 23., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/9984044
page(s): 393-394 [details]   

original description  (of Paraspongodes globosa May, 1900) May, W. (1900). Die arktische, subarktische und subantarktische Alcyonaceenfauna. <em>Fauna arctica.</em> 1: 381-408, plates 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6933435
page(s): 400-401 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record van Ofwegen, L.P.; Cairns, S.D. ; van der Land, J. (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Verrill, A. E. (1922). Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18. <em>Volume III: Mollusks, Echinoderms, Coelenterates, etc. Part G: Alcyonaria and Actiniaria.</em> F. A. Acland, Ottawa, Canada, 165 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38351362
page(s): 4-8 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1961). A revision of the nomenclature of the family Nephtheidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). II. The boreal genera Gersemia, Duva, Drifa and Pseudodrifa (n.g.). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> IX(1): 229-246, pl. XI.
page(s): 232-235 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1967). The Octocorallia collected by R/V "Vema" in the Atlantic Ocean. <em>American Museum Novitates.</em> 2282: 1-19.
page(s): 15 [details]   

additional source Molander, A.R. (1914). Northern and arctic invertebrates in the collection of the Swedish State Museum (Rijksmuseum). 7. Alcyonacea. <em>Kungl. Svenska vetenskapsakademiens handlingar.</em> 51(11): 1-94, plates 1-3., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41851056
page(s): 51-54 [details]   

additional source Madsen, F. J. (1944). Octocorallia (Stolonifera - Telestacea - Xeniidae - Alcyonacea - Gorgonacea). <em>The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S.</em> 5(13): 1-65., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16849046
page(s): 26-28 [details]   

additional source Watling, L.; Auster, P. (2005). Distribution of deep-water Alcyonacea off the Northeast Coast of the United States. In: Freiwald, A., R.J. Murray, editors. Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. <em>Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium.</em> 279-296. [details]   
 
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From other sources
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras; Cobscook Bay; Gulf of St. Lawrence [details]

Habitat sandy, muddy, or rocky habitats; also may attached themselves to hard parts or products of other organisms (shells) [details]

Spelling Also spelled as Gersemia rubriformis[details]
LanguageName 
English strawberry carnation coralsea strawberryred soft coral  [details]
French framboise de mercorail rubis  [details]
German See-Erdbeere  [details]
Russian Герсемия красноватая  [details]
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