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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia Gray, 1867 
AphiaID: 132044

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 editorHadromerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia melobesioides Gray, 1867 (type by original designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongiidae Gray, 1867
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyscaphora Hanitsch, 1895 (junior synonym)
Sources  original description Gray, J.E. 1867a. Notes on the Arrangement of Sponges, with the Descriptions of some New Genera. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1867(2): 492-558, pls XXVII-XXVIII. [details] [full text]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia anthosigma (Tanita & Hoshino, 1989)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia caribica Rützler, Piantoni, Van Soest & Diaz, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia carinata (Bowerbank, 1858)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia cristata Boury-Esnault, 1973
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia decorticans (Hanitsch, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia intermedia Sollas, 1888
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia melobesioides Gray, 1867
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia mixta Thiele, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia santodomingoae Becking, 2013

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia graeffi Lendenfeld, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia decorticans (Hanitsch, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia labyrinthica Kirkpatrick, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeodia labyrinthica (Kirkpatrick, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia melobesioides sensu Schmidt, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacospongia cristata Boury-Esnault, 1973
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 editorHomonymy This is a senior synonym of Placospongia Wu Xi-chun, 1989 (fossil Hexactinellida, Lyssacinosida, Keriogastrospongiidae). The fossil genus name needs to be replaced. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132044
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
2005-12-12 19:27:27Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
2008-08-06 11:24:28Z  changed  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Placospongia Gray, 1867. 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. (2014) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=132044 on 2014-10-25
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