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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus Dendy, 1922 
AphiaID: 131789

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemospongiae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroscleromorpha (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinellida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroxyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus placospongioides Dendy, 1922 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteroxyidae Dendy, 1905
Sources  original description Dendy, A. 1922b. Report on the Sigmatotetraxonida collected by H.M.S.‘Sealark’ in the Indian Ocean. Pp. 1-164, pls 1-18. In: Reports of the Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905, Volume 7. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (2), 18(1). [details] [full text]

identification resource Santos, G. G.; Pinheiro, U. (2015). A new western Atlantic species of Didiscus Dendy, 1922 (Porifera: Demospongiae: Halichondrida) with a key to the species of the genus. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 1-6., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0025315415000351 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus aceratus (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus anisodiscus Vacelet & Vasseur, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus oxeata Hechtel, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus placospongioides Dendy, 1922
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus pseudodidiscoides (Corriero, Scalera-Liaci & Pronzato, 1996)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus spinoxeatus Corriero, Scalera-Liaci & Pronzato, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus stylifer Tsurnamal, 1969
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus verdensis Hiemstra & van Soest, 1991

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus gladius Santos & Pinheiro, 2015 (interim unpublished)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus acerata (Ridley & Dendy, 1886) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus aceratus (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus clavigerus (Kirkpatrick, 1900) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus aceratus (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus flavus van Soest, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus oxeata Hechtel, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus habanensis Alcolado, 1984 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus oxeata Hechtel, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus styliferus Tsurnamal, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDidiscus stylifer Tsurnamal, 1969
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131789
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-07-28 14:58:19Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-08-21 14:09:35Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2015). Didiscus Dendy, 1922. 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.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=131789 on 2015-08-30
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