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Pseudopterogorgia  Kükenthal, 1919
Taxonomic Serial No.: 52254

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
       PhylumCnidaria Hatschek, 1888 – cnidarians, coelenterates, cnidaires, coelentérés, água viva, anêmona, caravela, cnidario, coral, hidra  
             ClassAnthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 – corals, flower animals, sea anemones, anémones de mer, coraux, água viva, anêmona, antozoário, caravela, corais, gorgônia  
                SubclassOctocorallia Haeckel, 1866  
                   OrderAlcyonacea Lamouroux, 1816 – soft corals, soft corals  
                      SuborderHolaxonia Studer, 1887  
                         FamilyGorgoniidae Lamouroux, 1812  
                            GenusPseudopterogorgia Kükenthal, 1919  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia acerosa (Pallas, 1766) – purple sea plume, purple sea plume, smooth sea feather 
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia americana (Gmelin, 1791) – slimy sea plume, slimy sea plume 
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia anceps   
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia bipinnata (Verrill, 1864) – bipinnate sea plume, forked sea feather 
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia blanquillensis (Stiasny, 1941)  
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia elisabethae Bayer, 1961 – sea plume 
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia hummelincki Bayer, 1961  
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia kallos (Bielchowsky, 1918)  
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia navia   
                               Species Pseudopterogorgia rigida (Bielchowsky, 1929)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Alphabetical List of Valid Octocoral Genera, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Maintained by Gary C. Williams. Available at   
  Reference for: Pseudopterogorgia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pseudopterogorgia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bayer, Frederick M.  
  Publication Date: 1961   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Shallow-water Octocorallia of the West Indian Region: A Manual for Marine Biologists   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Studies on the fauna of Curaçao and other Caribbean islands, vol. XII, no. 55   
  Page(s): 373   
  Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff   
  Publication Place: The Hague, The Netherlands   
  Reference for: Pseudopterogorgia   

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