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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras Gray, 1858 
AphiaID: 131701

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcarea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcaronea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucosolenida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrantiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras alcicornis Gray, 1858 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrantiidae Dendy, 1893
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathiscus Haeckel, 1870 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Gray, J.E. 1858a. Description of Aphroceras, a New Genus of Calcareous Spongiadae brought from Hong-Kong by Dr. Harland. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 26: 113-114, pl. X. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras alcicornis Gray, 1858
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras caespitosa (Haeckel, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras cataphracta (Haeckel, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras cladocora (Haeckel, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras corticata Lendenfeld, 1891
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras elongata (Schuffner, 1877)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras ensata (Bowerbank, 1858)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras asconoides Carter, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscute asconoides (Carter, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras caminus (Haeckel, 1872) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucandra caminus Haeckel, 1872
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras cliarensis (Stephens, 1912) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras ensata (Bowerbank, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras ramosa Carter, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropia ramosa (Carter, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras sericatum Ridley, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVosmaeropsis sericata (Ridley, 1881)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphroceras syconoides Carter, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUte syconoides (Carter, 1886)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131701
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2010-01-13 15:34:35Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Aphroceras Gray, 1858. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Cristina Díaz, M.; Cárdenas, P. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131701 on 2014-09-17
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