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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelectona de Laubenfels, 1936 
AphiaID: 132028

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 higgini Carter, 1880 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoosidae Cockerell, 1925
Sources  original description Laubenfels, M.W. De 1936a. A Discussion of the Sponge Fauna of the Dry Tortugas in Particular and the West Indies in General, with Material for a Revision of the Families and Orders of the Porifera. Carnegie Institute of Washington Publication 467 (Tortugas Laboratory Paper 30): 1-225, pls 1-22. [details]

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 editorDelectona alboransis Rosell, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelectona ciconiae Bavestrello, Calcinai & Sarà, 1996
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelectona higgini (Carter, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDelectona madreporica Bavestrello, Calcinai, Cerrano, Sarà, 1997
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:132028
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-07-26 12:02:34Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2005-07-27 15:04:39Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2005-12-06 19:16:26Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2011-01-11 19:08:16Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2011-04-08 09:14:29Z  changed  Boury-Esnault, Nicole
  
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  Citation: Boury-Esnault, N.; van Soest, R. (2014). Delectona. 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=132028 on 2014-09-16
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