WoRMS taxon details

Drifa glomerata (Verrill, 1869)

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

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Eunephthya glomerata Verrill, 1869) Verrill, A. E. (1869). Critical remarks on halcyonoid polyps (3). <em>Amer. Journ. Sci. Arts (2).</em> 47:282-285., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36442721
page(s): 284 [details]   
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.; McFadden, C.; van Ofwegen, L.; Williams, G. (2021). World List of Octocorallia. Drifa glomerata (Verrill, 1869). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146941 on 2021-07-30
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2005-02-28 08:40:49Z
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2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2010-09-17 06:17:46Z
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original description  (of Eunephthya glomerata Verrill, 1869) Verrill, A. E. (1869). Critical remarks on halcyonoid polyps (3). <em>Amer. Journ. Sci. Arts (2).</em> 47:282-285., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36442721
page(s): 284 [details]   

original description  (of Drifa hyalina Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 59-64 [details]   

original description  (of Gersemiopsis arctica Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 99-104 [details]   

original description  (of Drifa islandica Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 65-69 [details]   

original description  (of Nephthya flavescens Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 81-87 [details]   

original description  (of Nephthya rosea Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 87-91 [details]   

original description  (of Nephthya polaris Danielssen, 1887) Danielssen, D.C. (1887). Alcyoniiden. <em>Den Norske Nordhavs-expedition, 1876-1878. Zoology.</em> 5: 1-169, 23 plates., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2113060
page(s): 92-94 [details]   

original description  (of Paraspongodes sarsi May, 1900) May, W. (1900). Die arktische, subarktische und subantarktische Alcyonaceenfauna. <em>Fauna arctica.</em> 1: 381-408, plates 1-10., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6933435
page(s): 398-399; note: nomen novum for Nephthya rosea Danielsson, 1887 to avoid secondary homonymy with Paraspongodes rosea (Koren & Danielsson, 1883) [details]   

original description  (of Ammothea luetkeni von Marenzeller, 1878) Marenzeller, E. von. (1878). Die Coelenteraten, Echinodermen und Würmer der K.K. Österreichisch-Ungarischen Nordpol-Expedition. <em>Denkschriften der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Classe, Wien.</em> 35: 357-398, plates I-IV., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7125068
page(s): 372-374 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Verrill, A. E. (1922). Report of the Canadian Arctic Expedition 1913-18. <em>Volume III: Mollusks, Echinoderms, Coelenterates, etc. Part G: Alcyonaria and Actiniaria.</em> F. A. Acland, Ottawa, Canada, 165 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38351362
page(s): 31-33 [details]   

additional source Utinomi, H. (1961). A revision of the nomenclature of the family Nephtheidae (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea). II. The boreal genera Gersemia, Duva, Drifa and Pseudodrifa (n.g.). <em>Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory.</em> IX(1): 229-246, pl. XI.
page(s): 239-241 [details]   

additional source Verseveldt, J. (1967). The Octocorallia collected by R/V "Vema" in the Atlantic Ocean. <em>American Museum Novitates.</em> 2282: 1-19.
page(s): 15-16 [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). <em>The Danish Ingolf-Expedition, Vol. V. Bianco Luno A/S.</em> 5(13): 1-65., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16849046 [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]