Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Bryozoa > Class Gymnolaemata > Order Ctenostomatida > Family Alcyonidiidae

Alcyonidium J.V.F.Lamouroux, 1813

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted


Alcyonidium albidum Alder, 1857
Alcyonidium candidum Ryland, 1963
Alcyonidium cellarioides Calvet, 1900
Alcyonidium condylocinereum Porter, 2004
Alcyonidium diaphanum (Hudson, 1778)
Alcyonidium disciforme Smitt, 1872
Alcyonidium duplex Prouho, 1892
Alcyonidium gelatinosum (Linnaeus, 1761)
Alcyonidium hirsutum (Fleming, 1828)
Alcyonidium hydrocoalitum Porter, 2004
Alcyonidium mamillatum Alder, 1857
Alcyonidium parasiticum (Fleming, 1828)
Alcyonidium variegatum Prouho, 1892
Alcyonidium vicarians d'Hondt & Chimenz Gusso, 2006

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: zeevinger


basis of record

Hayward, P.J. (2001). Bryozoa, 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. 325-333

additional source

De Blauwe, H. (2009). Mosdiertjes van de Zuidelijke Bocht van de Noordzee. Determinatiewerk voor Belgiƫ en Nederland. Uitgave Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee, Oostende: 464pp.

additional source

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.

additional source

Clarke, A.; Johnston, N.M. (2003). Antarctic marine benthic diversity. Oceanography and Marine Biology: an Annual Review 41: 47-114

additional source

Gordon, D.P.; Taylor, P.D.; Bigey, F.P. (2009). Phylum Bryozoa: moss animals, sea mats, lace corals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 271-297.




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External Links



WoRMS (2014). Alcyonidium J.V.F.Lamouroux, 1813. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:110993




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