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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella Sollas, 1886 
AphiaID: 132012

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 editorAstrophorida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachastrellidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella aspera Sollas, 1886 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachastrellidae Carter, 1875
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeothenea de Laubenfels, 1934 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorYodomia Lebwohl, 1914 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Sollas, W.J. 1886a. Preliminary account of the Tetractinellid sponges Dredged by H.M.S. ‘Challenger’ 1872-76. Part I. The Choristida. Scientific Proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society (new series) 5:177-199. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella abbreviata Wilson, 1925
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella agassizi Sollas, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella aspera Sollas, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella capitolii Mothes, Maldonado, Eckert, Lerner, Campos & Carraro, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella connectens (Schmidt, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella enae (de Laubenfels, 1934)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella flexibilis Lévi, 1993
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella ijimai (Lebwohl, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella laevis Lebwohl, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella pachastrelloides (Carter, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella reticulata Lebwohl, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella stellettodes (Carter, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella tripodaria (Schmidt, 1868)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella saxicola Topsent, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecillastra saxicola (Topsent, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella sollasi Topsent, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella pachastrelloides (Carter, 1876)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharacella tuberosa Lévi, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoecillastra tuberosa (Lévi, 1964)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Erected for type species Characella aspera by original designation. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Characella is clearly an Astrophorid species. For the time being, we allocated it to Pachastrellidae even if its relationships with the other genera of the family are not clearly established (Cardenas & Rapp, 2012). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132012
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2005-12-04 18:47:59Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-08-07 18:10:12Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Characella Sollas, 1886. 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=132012 on 2014-08-02
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