Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Octocorallia > Order Pennatulacea > Suborder Subsessiliflorae > Family Pennatulidae > Genus Pennatula

Pennatula phosphorea Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PennatulaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: penda e detit e rëndomtë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Dutch: zeepen sources: 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.
 English: phosphorescent sea pen sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Phosphorescent Sea Pen sources: Charles Hussey
 German: leuchtende Seefeder

Literature

original description

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.

basis of record

Williams, G.C.; van der Land, J. (2001). Octocorallia - 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. 105-106

additional source

Williams, G.; Sánchez, J. (2009). Octocorallia (Cnidaria). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

additional source

Williams, G.C. Index Pennatulacea : Annotated bibliography and indexes of the sea pens of the world 1469-2002 (Coelenterata: Octocorallia)

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.

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External Links

Link Marine Life Information Network - UK
Link To GBIF

Citation

Williams, G. (2011). Pennatula phosphorea Linnaeus, 1758. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:128517

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Occurrence

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2005-07-27 by Gary Williams

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