WoRMS taxon details

Drifa glomerata Verrill, 1869

146941  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146941)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy; also found in Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, and off Newfoundland and Nova Scotia  
Distribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy; also found in Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, and off Newfoundland and Nova Scotia [details]
Cordeiro, R.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2019). World List of Octocorallia. Drifa glomerata Verrill, 1869. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146941 on 2019-02-23
Date
action
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2005-02-28 08:40:49Z
created
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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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 L.P. van Ofwegen, S.D. Cairns & J. van der Land (eds). (2000-2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Madsen, F.J. 1944. Octocorallia (Stolonifera - Telestacea - Xeniidae - Alcyonacea - Gorgonacea). The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S. Copenhagen. 65 p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet Generally, anthozoans are primarly carnivorous which prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp. [details]

Distribution Cape Hatteras to Bay of Fundy; also found in Baffin Bay, Davis Strait, and off Newfoundland and Nova Scotia [details]

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

Reproduction sexes are separate, but protogynous hermaphroditism also occurs (female gametes are matured before male elements in the same individual) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English orb carnation coraldense carnation coral [from synonym]  [details]
French corail orbiculairecorail dense [from synonym]  [details]