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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycon elegans (Bowerbank, 1845) 
AphiaID: 132252

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorifera (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcarea (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcaronea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucosolenida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycettidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycon (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycon elegans (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycon Risso, 1827
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDunstervillia elegans Bowerbank, 1845 (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDunstervillia lanzarotae Haeckel, 1870 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrantia tesselata Bowerbank, 1864 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScypha elegans (Bowerbank, 1845) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycandra elegans (Bowerbank, 1845) (genus transfer)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSycandra tabulatum Haeckel, 1872 (genus transfer & junior synonym)
Sources  original description Bowerbank, J.S. 1845a. Description of a new genus of Calcareous Sponge. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 15 (99): 297-300,pl. XVII. [details] [full text]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgekraagde kalkspons  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality United Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Lanzarote [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Mediterranean Sea Area [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAzores [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCeltic Seas [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSouth African Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Mediterranean [details]
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Specimen 

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Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (16 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Porifera Collection 
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:132252
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van Soest, Rob
  
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  Citation: van Soest, R. (2014). Sycon elegans (Bowerbank, 1845). 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=132252 on 2014-12-25
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