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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora Carter, 1874 
AphiaID: 131969

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 editorPoecilosclerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxillina (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxillidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora elliptica Carter, 1874 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyxillidae Dendy, 1922
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1874a. Descriptions and Figures of Deep-sea Sponges and their Spicules from the Atlantic Ocean, dredged up on board H.M.S.‘Porcupine’, chiefly in 1869; with Figures and Descriptions of some remarkable Spicules from the Agulhas Shoal and Colon, Panama. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (4) 14 (79): 207-221, 245-257, pls.XIII-XV. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora elliptica Carter, 1874
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora emphysema (Schmidt, 1875)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora globogilva Lehnert, Stone & Heimler, 2006
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora kobjakovae Koltun, 1958
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelonanchora tetradentifera Koltun, 1970
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:131969
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2007-05-27 08:52:10Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Melonanchora. 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=131969 on 2014-07-31
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