Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaCnidariaAnthozoaAlcyonaceaAlcyoniidaeAlcyonium

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Full Name

Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • dead man's fingers eng
  • alcyon commum fra
  • alcyon jaune fra
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Habitat

Marine

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Cnidaria
class
Anthozoa
order
Alcyonacea
family
Alcyoniidae
genus
Alcyonium
species
Alcyonium digitatum
 
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Bibliography

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www. dyntaxa. se [15-01-2013].

Gosner, K. L. 1971. Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p.

Hayward, P. J. ; Ryland, J. S. (Ed. ) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

Linkletter, L. E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N. B. 68 p.

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

Watling, L. , P. Auster (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. Proceedings of the Second Deep-Sea Coral Symposium, Erlangen, Germany, September 2003. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp 279-296.

van Ofwegen, L. ; Grasshoff, M. ; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia (excl. Pennatulacea), in: Costello, M. J. et al. (Ed. ) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 104-105

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.