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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona Carter, 1879 
AphiaID: 132025

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 editorThoosidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona millari Carter, 1879 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoosidae Cockerell, 1925
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNisella Johnson, 1899 (preoccupied and junior synonym)
Sources  original description Carter, H.J. 1879c. On a New Species of Excavating Sponge(Alectona Millari); and on a New Species of Rhaphidotheca (R. affinis).Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 2: 493-499, plsXVII-XVIIa. [details] [full text]

status source Rosell, D.; Uriz, M.J. 1997. Phylogenetic Relationships within the Excavating Hadromerida (Porifera), with a Systematic Revision. Cladistics 13(4): 349-366. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona jamaicensis Pang, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona mesatlantica Vacelet, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona microspiculata Bavestrello, Calcinai, Cerrano & Sarà, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona millari Carter, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona primitiva Topsent, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona sarai Calcinai, Cerrano, Iwasaki & Bavestrello, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona sorrentini Bavestrello, Calcinai, Cerrano & Sarà, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona triradiata Lévi & Lévi, 1983
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona verticillata (Johnson, 1899)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona wallichii (Carter, 1874)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlectona higgini Carter, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelectona higgini (Carter, 1880)
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
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132025
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-07-26 12:02:34Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2005-12-06 19:16:26Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2006-10-06 14:20:30Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2011-01-11 19:08:16Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2011-04-09 13:38:14Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
  
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  Citation: Boury-Esnault, N.; van Soest, R. (2014). Alectona Carter, 1879. 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=132025 on 2014-09-19
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