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
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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, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in belgian exclusive economic zone Source: Van Beneden, P. J. 1867a. Recherches sur la faune littorale de Belgique (polypes). Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres de Belgique 36: 1-207, plates I-XIX.
  • Present in belgian exclusive economic zone Source: Leloup, E. (1952). Coelentérés [Coelenterata]. ---. Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique: Brussels, Belgium. 283 pp.
  • Present in belgian exclusive economic zone Source: ILVO epifauna en demersale visdata: epifauna en demersale vismonitoring op het Belgisch deel van de Noordzee sinds 1979
  • Present in dutch exclusive economic zone Source: Leewis, R. (2002). Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.
  • Present in mrgid:2350 north sea Source: Zühlke, R. ; Alvsvåg, J. ; De Boois, I. ; Cotter, J. ; Ehrich, S. ; Ford, A. ; Hinz, H. ; Jarre-Teichmann, A. ; Jennings, S. ; Kröncke, I. ; Lancaster, J. ; Piet, G. ; Prince, P. (2001). Epibenthic diversity in the North Sea. Senckenb. Marit. 31(2): 269-281
  • Present in mrgid:2350 north sea Source: Van Beneden, P. J. 1867a. Recherches sur la faune littorale de Belgique (polypes). Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres de Belgique 36: 1-207, plates I-XIX.
  • Present in mrgid:7130 european marine waters Source: 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
  • Present in mrgid:979 wimereux Source: 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.
  • Present in irish exclusive economic zone Source: Guiry, M. D. & Guiry, G. M. (2011). Species. ie version 1. 0 World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (version of 15 March 2010).
  • Present in mrgid:1902 atlantic ocean Source: Natural Geography in Shore Areas (NaGISA) database, compiled by Ann Knowlton.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

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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].

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.

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.

Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999) Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.

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.

Leewis, R. (2002) Flora en fauna van de zee [Marine flora and fauna]. Veldgids, 16. KNNV Uitgeverij: Utrecht, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5011-153-X. 320 pp.

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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.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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